Post Office - Prince George, BC
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist
N 53° 55.017 W 122° 44.739
10U E 516705 N 5974311
Quick Description: This former post office and customs house was built in 1939 and was the first Federal building in Prince George. This art deco style building is now the home of the Intersect Youth and Family Services Society.
Location: British Columbia, Canada
Date Posted: 8/3/2013 8:59:55 AM
Waymark Code: WMHQ5A
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member The_Draglings
Views: 1

Long Description:
The marker reads:

Post Office

This former post office and customs house was completed in November, 1939. The design was directed by C.D. Sutherland, Chief Architect for the Department of Public Works. The Postmaster was E.H. Burden.

J. Gray Turgeon, Liberal M.P. and the Junior Chamber of Commerce are credited with obtaining funding for this first Federal building in Prince George.

Type of Marker: Cultural

Type of Sign: Historic Site or Building Marker

Describe the parking that is available nearby: Parallel and pull in parking is available throughout the city's streets.

What Agency placed the marker?: Prince George Heritage Advisory Committee

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