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



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Item Title


Location
Main Street, Windsor, VT

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
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.

Subjects
Judicial Proceedings
Postal Service
Brick Buildings


Related Names
Young, Ammi B.
Overby, Osmund R., Historian
Edwards, Henry C., Historian
Janion, Aubrey P., Photographer


Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

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