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Courthouse & Post Office, Main Street, Windsor, Windsor County, VT

Courthouse & Post Office, Main Street, Windsor, Windsor County, VT

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Summary

Significance: This cast-iron frame building was designed by Ammi B. Young, Supervising Architect, Office of Construction, Treasury Department, 1852-1862, and built 1856-1859. The building is maintained in excellent and unaltered condition, and the original plans for its construction survive. It is the oldest active post office building in the United States and is typical of government architecture during this period.
Survey number: HABS VT-62
Building/structure dates: 1856- 1859 Initial Construction

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Young, Ammi B
Overby, Osmund R, historian
Edwards, Henry C, historian
Janion, Aubrey P, photographer
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Location

Windsor (Vt.)43.47998, -72.38645
Google Map of 43.4799842, -72.38644529999999
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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