Federal Building Art – Columbia TN

Project type: Art, Murals, Sculptures
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Description

The United States Courthouse in Columbia, TN, formerly the post office, is home to Sidney Waugh’s 1941 limestone sculpture, entitled “American Eagle,” and Henry Billings’s 1942 oil on canvas mural, entitled “Maury County Landscape.” Both were completed with funds provided by the Treasury Section of Fine Arts.

Source notes

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

Personal visit on 7/27/2013 and12/22/2014 by David, Post Office Fans

Tennessee Post Office Mural Guidebook, Tennessee Post Office Murals (www.postofficefans.com)

Democratic Vistas: Post Offices and Public Art in the New Deal: [Hardcover] Marlene Park, Gerald E. Markowitz

Tennessee Post Office Murals: Howard Hull

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Location Info


815 S. Garden St.
Columbia, TN 38401

Coordinates: 35.613877, -87.035367

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