Post Office Sculptures – Ripley MS

Description

George Aarons’ three cast stone reliefs, “Development of the Postal Service,” were installed in 1939 in the then-new Ripley, Mississippi post office. They were moved to the new post office in 1999 and installed on the back work room floor. “Access is happily granted by the employees” (newdealartreistry.org).

Source notes

Mississippi Department of Archives and History, Historic Resources Inventory. Retrieved from http://www.apps.mdah.ms.gov/Public/prop.aspx?view=architectural

"Development of the Postal Service." Retrieved from www.newdealartregistry.org

Project originally submitted by Susan Allen on March 8, 2014.

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Location Info


919 S. City Avenue
Ripley, MS 38663

Coordinates: 34.719145, -88.953463

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