Post Office – Hazlehurst MS

City:
Hazlehurst, MS

Site Type:
Post Offices, Federal Facilities

New Deal Agencies:
Federal & Military Operations, Treasury Department

Contractor:
Blair Algernon Construction Company

Marked:
Yes

Description

Hazlehurst’s Colonial Revival style post office is similar to many of the New Deal post offices constructed in Mississippi. The builder, Blair, Algernon Construction Company, was responsible for a large number of Mississippi post offices during that time. The building featured English bond brick pattern, wooden fluted Doric pilasters, a cast metal eagle over the door, terrazzo tile floor, marble wainscoting, and wooden vestibule (Enzweiler, 1992).

Source notes

Enzweiler, S. M. (1992). National Register of Historic Places nomination form. Retrieved from Mississippi Department of Archives & History Historic Resources Inventory database.

Site originally submitted by Susan Allen on March 25, 2013.

Location Info


130 Caldwell Drive
Hazlehurst, Mississippi 39083
Copiah County

Coordinates: 31.86167, -90.39589

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