Post Office Mural – Kennebunk ME

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Description

The Kennebunk post office mural remains in what is now the police station. The mural entitled “The Arrival of the First Letter–Kennebunk Post Office from Falmouth—June 14, 1775” was painted by Edith C. Barry in 1939. It was funded by the Treasury Section of Fine Arts.

Source notes

Park and Markowitz, Democratic Vistas, Post Offices and Public Art in the New Deal, 1984.
http://www.flickr.com/photos/auvet/4869382944/
http://www.newdealartregistry.org/

Project originally submitted by Charles Swaney on February 1, 2013.

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Location Info

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4 Summer St.
Kennebunk, ME 04043

Coordinates: 43.387928, -70.53612099999998

2 comments on “Post Office Mural – Kennebunk ME

  1. The Brick Store Museum in Kennebunk (117 Main St., http://www.brickstoremuseum.org) has more information about this mural in its archives. The museum was founded by the same woman who did the mural.

    • Hi Tracy, thanks for letting us know about this connection. We’ll try to get in touch with the museum.

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