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Pittsburgh in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Allegheny Post Office

 

— Historic Landmark —

 
Allegheny Post Office Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 21, 2012
1. Allegheny Post Office Marker
Inscription.  
Children's Museum of Pittsburgh
Originally Allegheny Post Office
William M. Aiken, Architect 1894-97

 
Erected by Pittsburgh History and Landmarks Foundation.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Postal Mail and Philately series list.
 
Location. 40° 27.147′ N, 80° 0.414′ W. Marker is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in Allegheny County. Marker can be reached from Children's Way 0.1 miles east of West Commons. Mounted to right of entrance to Old Allegheny Post Office door, now part of the Children's Museum. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pittsburgh PA 15212, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Old Allegheny Market House (a few steps from this marker); Buhl Planetarium and Institute of Popular Science (within shouting distance of this marker); James Hay Reed (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); First Free Public Library Building in the United States (about 400
Allegheny Post Office Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, August 21, 2012
2. Allegheny Post Office Marker
feet away); Saint Peter Roman Catholic Church (about 500 feet away); Allegheny High School (about 500 feet away); Charles Taze Russell (about 600 feet away); Site of the Western Penitentiary (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pittsburgh.
 
Also see . . .
1. Children''s Museum of Pittsburgh. (Submitted on August 21, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
2. Pittsburgh HIstory & Landmarks Foundation. (Submitted on August 21, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.)
 
North Side Post Office (now the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh) image. Click for full size.
By Unknown, 1905
3. North Side Post Office (now the Children's Museum of Pittsburgh)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 21, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 455 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 21, 2012, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on April 1, 2015, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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