Post Office Bas Reliefs – Milton PA

Description

The post office in Milton is home to five sculptures by Louis A. Maene, all completed in 1936 with funds provided by the Treasury Section of Fine Arts and viewable on the exterior facade. There is the bronze sculpture entitled “Milton Topography,” the limestone bas relief entitled “Native Americans,” and the limestone bas reliefs depicting modes of transporting the mail and entitled, “Truck,” “Locomotive,” “Ship,” “Plane,” and “Pony Express,”

Source notes

http://colossus-of-roads.blogspot.com/2011/10/beautiful-post-office-milton-pa.html

Project originally submitted by Evan Kalish on December 23, 2014.

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Location Info

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29 North Front Street
Milton, PA 17847

Coordinates: 41.020868, -76.855149

One comment on “Post Office Bas Reliefs – Milton PA

  1. My name is Lisa Maene-Ruess, and I am the great-granddaughter of Louis Maene. I have a complete set of alphabet letters that Louis carved out of wood. And I was wondering if you’d like photos of them for your site.

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