Former Perth Post Office - K7H 1J1 - Perth, ON
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11
N 44° 53.951 W 076° 14.904
18T E 401434 N 4972509
Quick Description: Former Perth Ontario Post Office, built in 1932.
Location: Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 5/23/2016 6:37:48 PM
Waymark Code: WMR7PW
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member GeoKs
Views: 5

Long Description:
Former downtown location of the Canada Post Corporation in Perth. The limestone building house Canada Post on the ground floor and Canada Customs on the second floor.

Building upkeep costs and the increasingly congested downtown transportation, combined with slowly dwindling volume spelled the end of this stately building as Canada Post outlet in the 19980's.

It is now owned by an an insurance and financial planning firm, who have maintained much of the building's postal facade.

The building is located at 81 Gore Street East, directly across from the Perth Town Hall.
Post Office Type: Main Branch

Province/Territory: Ontario

Historical Significance: Yes - Older than 50 years

Location has a philatelic display: no

What brought you here?:
In town exploring the historic buildings.

Friendly and helpful service: Not Listed

Visit Instructions:
To post a log to an existing Canada Post waymark, you will need to post a unique picture of the Canada Post sign. Including your gps device in the picture is not neccesary, but wouldn't be cause for disapproval, as long as all other details of your log are acceptable.

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