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Florence Post Office

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    Built in 1936–37 as a Public Works Administration project, the Florence Post Office was the first federal building in town.
    Florence Post Office
  • Florence Post Office Mural

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    Santa Fe–based artist Olive Rush painted the mural "Antelope" for the Florence Post Office. It was installed in the post office lobby in 1939.
    Florence Post Office Mural
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References: 

Paul R. Secord and H. James Kolva, “Florence Post Office,” National Register of Historic Places Inventory Nomination Form (1984–85).

Additional Information: 

Rosamae Wells Campbell, From Trappers to Tourists: Fremont County, Colorado, 1830–1950 (Palmer Lake, CO: Filter Press, 1972).

James F. Wickens, Colorado in the Great Depression (New York: Garland, 1979).

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