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Address: Poughkeepsie, NY
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Historic post office contains murals depicting local history.

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One of the older, FDR - era (I think), post offices still around. Cut from stone and marble (?) and has fantastic murals in the lobby. A must see. Postal workers? Eh, same... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 September 2016
russells742
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Poughkeepsie, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

The building is loaded with history from being commissioned by local president FDR to the paintings inside!

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Thank Kmmwood
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

One of the older, FDR - era (I think), post offices still around. Cut from stone and marble (?) and has fantastic murals in the lobby. A must see. Postal workers? Eh, same everywhere.

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Thank russells742
Monsey, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016

We visited the location a bit late, but we got to see some of the 1st floor details and the second floor. They have gorgeous murals depicting many historic events. there are also rich displays describing chock full of historical information, which we truly enjoyed. The building itself is also a great piece of art.

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Thank Mordechai P
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 August 2016

Lots of history here! Worth a visit if you've got the time. There are stories on the walls about the history of the Post Office and even a picture of FDR at the ribbon cutting ceremony.

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Thank victoriasL5939DF
New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 August 2016

Yes, it's a great old building but its not what I would call an attraction by any means. Perhaps a stop for those wishing to take some photos, but that's about it.

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Thank GinaSamarotto
Poughkeepsie, New York
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206 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

The Poughkeepsie Post Office at the intersection of Mansion and Markets Streets was built during the Great Depression as part of the works programs to employ Americans. I've been told that FDR personally participated in the design and materials acquisition. It's sister building is across the street and was originally designed to house The Poughkeepsie Journal Newspaper. Today that building... More 

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Thank Noreen M
Poughkeepsie, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

This is the wrong question for a post office. You think one size fits all. It is nonsense to answer this survey, the post office is not a restaurant.

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Thank marleric
Poughkeepsie, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

I have used this post officiated. Everyone has been so nice and efficient. It is also a really pretty building to see.

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Thank debbievelie1
Poughkeepsie, New York
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2016

If you love history, stop in at the Poughkeepsie Post Office. Gorgeous building, currently operating Post Office, not too many like this left, historic paintings inside. While you're in the neighborhood, walk across the street and visit the historic Poughkeepsie Journal Building, too!

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Thank Joanne P
Poughkeepsie, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2015

One of Poughkeepsies, pride landmarks! It's a beautiful old building with a lot of history behind it.

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