Post Office (hormer) – Kilgore TX

Project type: Post Offices
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Description

The four works of art — two sprawling paintings and two smaller, companion pieces — will soon be back on display on the walls of what is now the Kilgore History & Arts Center.

The post office to be erected in Kilgore will be one of the city’s most modern and attractive buildings according to blue prints of the structure which were received by Postmaster Crown Dickson. The building, one story with a basement half above and half below the ground level, will be of buff-colored brick with white stone decorations. The framework will be of reinforced steel. Estimations showed that the building would cost approximately $100,000. The additional $120,000 appropriation will be used for fixtures and equipment.

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https://www.news-journal.com/news/county/gregg/new-deal-murals-returning-to-old-post-office-in-kilgore/article_a39bc56e-3ada-11e9-a6f6-5b1bba82cdb6.html

https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29432440/kilgore_post_office/

https://www.newspapers.com/clip/29432350/kilgore_post_office/

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Project originally submitted by Eveline Evans on March 15, 2019.

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Location Info


200 S Kilgore St.
Kilgore, TX 75662

Location notes: 32.38542, -94.87669

Coordinates: 32.3853549, -94.87657839999997

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