Post Office Murals – Hempstead NY

Description

These two murals by Peppino Mangravite were funded by TRAP in 1937. They depict, respectively, a scene of the settlement of Hempstead and the arrival of British dirigible R.34 with the first air mail in 1919.

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http://www.wpamurals.com/newyork.htm

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on November 7, 2012.

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Location Info


200 Fulton Ave.
Hempstead, NY 11550

Coordinates: 40.707326, -73.628368

One comment on “Post Office Murals – Hempstead NY

  1. I grew up in Hempstead and thought all post offices had granite lobbies, art deco exteriors and murals. Surprised when everywhere else had 2×4 drop in tiles. There are also depression era murals in the fire house on Baldwin Rd. I was shown the and snapped some photos Thanks for this site

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