Courthouse & Post Office, Main Street, Windsor, Windsor County, VT
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Main Street, Windsor, VT
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Documentation compiled after 1933.
Survey number HABS VT-62
Building/structure dates: 1856 initial construction
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.
Young, Ammi B.
Overby, Osmund R., Historian
Edwards, Henry C., Historian
Janion, Aubrey P., Photographer
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)
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