Richmond County Administration Building (old Federal Building) Mural – Rockingham NC

Project type: Art, Murals
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Description

The historic former New Deal post office and federal building—now the Richmond County Administration Building—in Rockingham, North Carolina received an example of New Deal artwork upon its completion. Commissioned by the Treasury Section of Fine Arts, Edward Laning painted this triptych, “The Post as Connecting Thread in Human Life,” in 1937. The work can be found n the lobby near the building’s entrance.

Source notes

Originally posted in the New Deal Art Registry: http://www.newdealartregistry.org/

http://www.wpamurals.com/ncarolin.htm

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Location Info


125 S. Hancock Street
Rockingham, NC 28379

Location notes: Entrance

Coordinates: 34.938438, -79.773298

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