Main Post Office Building - Fort Worth, TX
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil
N 32° 44.790 W 097° 19.742
14S E 656549 N 3624419
Quick Description: The Main Post Office Building at 251 W Lancaster Ave, Fort Worth, TX, has a Civil Defense Fallout Shelter sign on the north side of the building at the entrance at the northeast corner.
Location: Texas, United States
Date Posted: 11/3/2014 6:40:55 AM
Waymark Code: WMMTHR
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member PTCrazy
Views: 5

Long Description:
The United States Postal Service is in the early stages of moving services out of this Recorded Texas Historic Landmark, and as of this posting, the future is unclear. It could become Fort Worth City Hall, it could join its neighbor, T & P Station, as housing, it could be sold to private business, or it could be demolished. The building is beautiful, inside and out, and has a Texas Historical Marker with a little background:

The Fort Worth Post Office was established in 1856 with pioneer settler Julian Feild 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.
Capacity of shelter: 6190

Radiation monitoring equipment: Not Listed

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