Old Bend Post Office
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
N 44° 03.482 W 121° 18.929
10T E 634923 N 4879697
The Old Bend Post Office built in 1932 - Listed on National Register of Historic Places.
Waymark Code: WM87P
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 03/01/2006
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member Volcanoguy
Views: 30

The Old Bend Post Office is located on the SW corner of the Wall and Franklin intersection.


Marker Name: A4 & B6 - Old Post Office
Marker Text: Construction of the Old Post Office established the presence of the federal government in this area. It was a project of the Public Buildings Program, a federal agency created by President Herbert Hoover. As one of the first buildings with reinforced concrete in Bend, the Old Post Office is characteristic of the architectural detailing popular in the 1930s.
Built: 1932
This Heritage Walk plaque was donated in memory of Chuck Overbay, U.S. Forest Service

Historic Topic: Modern Age 1900 to date

Group Responsible for placement: Historical Society

Marker Type: City

Region: Central Oregon

County: Deschutes

State of Oregon Historical Marker "Beaver Board": Not listed

Web link to additional information: Not listed

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