Post Office (former) – Kirkwell CO

Description

The former post office in Kirkwell, in the Comanche National Grasslands, was constructed in either 1937 or 1938 by the Works Progress Administration (WPA). It sat amidst former farmland that had been abandoned because of the Dust Bowl. The school is constructed from blocks of Dakota sandstone.

Source notes

Information Provided by Stephen R. Jones in a report prepared for The Living New Deal.

Project originally submitted by Stephen R. Jones on January 23, 2017.

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Location Info


Kirkwell, CO 81064

Location notes: Sited in the Comanches National Grasslands.

Coordinates: 37.148629, -102.941039

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