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"Mail to Cape Lookout"

Post Office Murals – Beaufort NC

Date added: July 17, 2013

Simka Simkhovitch painted four oil-on-canvas murals for the Beaufort, North Carolina post office: “Crissy Wright,” “Goose Decoys,” “Mail to Cape Lookout,” and “Sand Ponies”. They were installed in the lobby of the post office in 1940.

Post Office – Williamston NC

Date added: July 17, 2013

The Williamston Post Office opened in 1939, and was built with funding from the Treasury Department. It also houses a mural by Phillip Von Saltza depicting the Wright Brothers’ first airplane test flight.

Post Office Mural – Lincolnton NC

Date added: February 10, 2013

The post office contains a mural entitled “Threshing Grain” painted by Richard Jansen in 1938. It was restored in 2004. Mr. Jansen also painted murals for the post offices at Sauk Centre, MN and Reedsburg, WI. Most New Deal post… read more

Penderlea Homesteads – Willard NC

Date added: December 10, 2012

“Penderlea Homestead Farms, located in northwest Pender County, North Carolina, was the first of 152 homestead projects developed in 1934 under President Franklin Roosevelt’s New Deal. The purpose of the homestead projects was to provide penniless tenant farmers, bankrupt farm… read more

William B. Umstead State Park

William B. Umstead State Park – Raleigh NC

Date added: July 23, 2012

“In 1934, under the Resettlement Administration, federal and state agencies united to buy 5,000 acres of this submarginal land to develop a recreation area. The Civilian Conservation Corps, as well as the Works Progress Administration, helped construct the site while… read more

Salisbury High School Additions – Salisbury NC

Date added: July 23, 2012

“Salisbury High School began in 1904 and was the second high school in North Carolina. The current location was completed in 1926 and named Boyden High School in honor of Colonel Archibald Henderson Boyden, an educator who was then Mayor… read more

Raleigh Little Theatre – Raleigh NC

Date added: July 23, 2012

“Raleigh Little Theatre (RLT) is a community theatre in Raleigh, North Carolina that produces 10 to 11 full productions annually and maintains a comprehensive youth and adult theatre education programs… Raleigh Little Theatre started in 1935-36 when a group of… read more

Pitt-Greenville Airport – Greenville NC

Date added: July 23, 2012

“The Works Progress Administration constructed the Greenville Airport in 1940 on land that was jointly owned by the city of Greenville and Pitt County. A Civil Pilot training Program operated from the airport until it was leased by the United… read more

Mount Jefferson State Natural Area

Mount Jefferson State Park Road – Jefferson Township NC

Date added: July 23, 2012

“Mount Jefferson State Natural Area is a North Carolina state park in Ashe County, North Carolina in the United States. Located near Jefferson, North Carolina, it includes the peak of Mount Jefferson, named for Thomas Jefferson, who owned land nearby…. read more

Blue Ridge Parkway Tunnel Construction

Blue Ridge Parkway Tunnels – NC

Date added: July 23, 2012

“Blue Ridge Parkway tunnels consist of a total of 26 vehicle tunnels constructed along the 469 miles (755 km) of the Blue Ridge Parkway. One, the Bluff Mountain Tunnel,[1] is in Virginia and twenty-five are in North Carolina.[2] The design standards… read more

Blue Ridge Parkway Near Grandfather Mountain

Blue Ridge Parkway – NC

Date added: July 23, 2012

“The Blue Ridge Parkway is a National Parkway and All-American Road in the United States, noted for its scenic beauty. It runs for 469 miles (755 km), mostly along the famous Blue Ridge, a major mountain chain that is part of… read more

American Legion Memorial Stadium – Charlotte NC

Date added: July 23, 2012

The 17,000-seat stadium was built in the Elizabeth community of Charlotte in 1936. The stadium recently underwent a renovation following structural issues and had its capacity reduced following the removal of the east end stands, and a downsizing of the… read more

Greene County Courthouse

Greene County Courthouse – Snow Hill NC

Date added: December 17, 2011

"The new courthouse at Snow Hill is three stories and a basement in height, 95 by 45 feet in plan, and replaces an obsolete structure built in 1876. The basement provides two offices in addition to the necessary service rooms;… read more