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Fort Worth in Tarrant County, Texas — The American South (West South Central)
 

Fort Worth Main Post Office Building

 
 
Fort Worth Main Post Office Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, May 21, 2010
1. Fort Worth Main Post Office Building Marker
Texas Historical Commission Offical Historical Medallion above the marker.
Inscription. The Fort Worth Post Office was established in 1856 with pioneer settler Julian Field serving as Postmaster. The central offices were moved here in 1933 when this building was completed. Designed by the Fort Worth firm of Wyatt C. Hedrick, it features interior detailing of marble, bronze, and gold leaf. Exterior ornamentation reflects the significance of the cattle industry in the development of the area.
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1980

 
Erected 1980 by Texas Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2030.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Postal Mail and Philately marker series.
 
Location. 32° 44.779′ N, 97° 19.753′ W. Marker is in Fort Worth, Texas, in Tarrant County. Marker is at the intersection of West Lancaster Avenue and Jennings Avenue, on the right when traveling east on West Lancaster Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 251 West Lancaster Ave, Fort Worth TX 76102, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hell's Half Acre (approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Ignatius Academy Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Site of Saint Stanislaus Kostka Catholic Church
Fort Worth Main Post Office Building image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, May 21, 2010
2. Fort Worth Main Post Office Building
(approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Patrick's Cathedral (approx. 0.2 miles away); John Peter Smith (approx. mile away); Flatiron Building (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fort Worth Library (approx. 0.3 miles away); JFK (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Worth.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Fort Worth Main Post Office Building image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, May 21, 2010
3. Fort Worth Main Post Office Building
Confederate Veterans Marker image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, May 21, 2010
4. Confederate Veterans Marker
Dedicated to the Confederate Veterans by the U.D.C and S.C.V. Fort Worth, Texas 1932
Fort Worth Main Post Office Building is very impressive. image. Click for full size.
By Denise Boose, May 21, 2010
5. Fort Worth Main Post Office Building is very impressive.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 11, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. This page has been viewed 542 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on February 11, 2012, by Denise Boose of Tehachapi, California. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
 
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