U. S. Post Office (former) – Booneville MS

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Description

The one-story, brick Colonial Revival style post office was constructed in 1939. It is currently in use as the Chancery Clerk’s office. Details include a basement, semicircular granite steps leading to the entrance, cast iron railings, and a limestone frieze and cornice with a semicircular portico over the steps. It contains a mural by Stefan Hirsch, completed and installed in 1943.

Source notes

Mississippi Department of Archives & History. Historic Resources Inventory. Old U.S. Post Office (Chancery Clerk's Office). Retrieved March 15, 2020 from : https://www.apps.mdah.ms.gov/Public/rpt.aspx?rpt=publicPropSearch&Name=&StreetNo=&StreetName=&City=Booneville&County=Any

Martin, J., Dobson, J., with Criss, S. (1998). Downtown Booneville Historic District National Register of Historic Places nomination form. United States Department of Interior. National Park Service.

Project originally submitted by Susan Allen on March 15, 2020.

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Location Info


100 North Main Street
Booneville, Mississippi 38829

Coordinates: 34.6563737, -88.5635068

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