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Osceola in Mississippi County, Arkansas — The American South (West South Central)
 

U.S. Post Office Building

 
 
U.S. Post Office Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 31, 2010
1. U.S. Post Office Building Marker
Inscription. Constructed in 1915, this building served as the post office on the Cotton Highway until 1936. County Judge S.L. Gladish made sure that the Post Office contained European tiles like those used in the then-new courthouse. The building later housed a pool hall where men congregated while their wives shopped downtown.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Postal Mail and Philately marker series.
 
Location. 35° 42.17′ N, 89° 58.178′ W. Marker is in Osceola, Arkansas, in Mississippi County. Marker is on West Hale Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 217 West Hale Avenue, Osceola AR 72370, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Coston Building (a few steps from this marker); Mississippi County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Patterson Store (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Veterans of Mississippi County (within shouting distance of this marker); Mississippi County Court House (within shouting distance of this marker); Billy Lee Riley
Markers in front of the Coston Building and the Old Post Office image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain
2. Markers in front of the Coston Building and the Old Post Office
(within shouting distance of this marker); Jimmy "Popeye" Thomas (within shouting distance of this marker); Willie Bloom (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Osceola.
 
Categories. Government
 
Old Post Office Building image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 31, 2010
3. Old Post Office Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 3, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 802 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 3, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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