United States Post Office - Yuma, AZ
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote
N 32° 43.290 W 114° 37.079
11S E 723241 N 3622921
Quick Description: One of many historical markers in Yuma, Arizona.
Location: Arizona, United States
Date Posted: 2/7/2022 1:13:47 PM
Waymark Code: WM15Q2G
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member rjmcdonough1
Views: 3

Long Description:
The plaque says, "United States Post Office has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places.

The United States Post Office is a two-story building of reinforced concrete faced with native Arizona stone. The design has strong beaux-arts roots, and the final execution is best described as Spanish Colonial revival.

It was the City of Yuma's first federally constructed post office, and its construction was a significant local event the post office also symbolized the importance of yuma as a growing regional center.

Marker Name: United States Post Office

Type of history commemorated: Place

County: Yuma

Name of any agency/ agencies setting marker:

Year placed: 1933

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