Post Office Mural – Bridgeville PA

Project type: Murals, Art Works
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Description

The historic 1938 post office in Bridgeville, Pennsylvania housed an example of New Deal artwork: “Smelting,” painted by Walter Alton Carnelli in 1941. The mural was destroyed in 1965, but a photo reproduction and descriptive plaque are present.

Source notes

Plaque located inside Post Office telling the history of the original mural.

Project originally submitted by Victoria Wake on July 31, 2022.

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Location Info


700 Washington Avenue
Bridgeville, PA 15017

Coordinates: 40.3568, -80.11362

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