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

WPA Post Office

 
 
WPA Post Office Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 31, 2010
1. WPA Post Office Marker
Inscription. The Works Progress Administration built this building, dedicated on May 29, 1936, as a new post office. The structure served the citizens of Osceola and the Cotton Highway as a post office until the Postal Service relocated to Johnson Street. Subsequently, the building served as Osceola's "new" City Hall until 2006.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Postal Mail and Philately, and the Works Progress Administration (WPA) projects marker series.
 
Location. 35° 42.177′ N, 89° 58.245′ W. Marker is in Osceola, Arkansas, in Mississippi County. Marker is on West Hale Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Osceola AR 72370, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Florida Brothers Building (a few steps from this marker); Mississippi County Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Veterans of Mississippi County (within shouting distance of this marker); William J. Driver (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. Post Office Building (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Mississippi County Court House
WPA Post Office image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 31, 2010
2. WPA Post Office
(about 300 feet away); South Mississippi County War Memorial (about 400 feet away); Coston Building (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Osceola.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 5, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 766 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 5, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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