Post Office – Gillespie IL

Description

The post office in Gillespie was completed in 1935 with funds provided by the Treasury Department. It is also the site of Gustaf Dahlstrom’s oil on canvas mural, entitled “Illinois Farm,” completed in 1936 with funds provided by the Treasury Section of Fine Arts and viewable in the lobby.

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http://www.newdealartregistry.org/

http://www.savethepostoffice.com/node/9867

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Location Info


200 West Spruce Street
Gillespie, IL 62033

Coordinates: 39.125355, -89.816449

One comment on “Post Office – Gillespie IL

  1. Richard Lanzerotti

    A picture of the Gillespie, Illinois Post Office is available on the web.
    My family lived in Gillespie for many years in the early 20th century and we continue to have relative in Gillespie. All relative came from the Tirol area of Italy–Trentino Alto Aldige–to work in the many coal mines in the Gillespie, Benld, Eagerville, Carlinville areas in Macoupin County.
    I’ve tried repeated to download the picture (from the web) of the post office to complement the mural picture but I’ve been unsuccessful.
    Hopefully you can do that.

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