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well-preserved historic post office

This is a wonderful post office -- straight out of the 1930s, with very few visible changes from... read more

Reviewed 11 July 2017
Weyden
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Poughkeepsie, NY
Historical post office

Have visited this post office numerous times over the years. While walking up the steps and... read more

Reviewed 3 June 2017
Limbeybear
,
Wappingers Falls, New York
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Historic post office contains murals depicting local history.
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good37%
  • Average15%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible5%
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

This is a wonderful post office -- straight out of the 1930s, with very few visible changes from then. Murals. Old mail boxes. Large open spaces. If you want to see a great exmple of FDR's infrastructure improvements at work, drop by this building. It...More

Thank Weyden
Reviewed 3 June 2017

Have visited this post office numerous times over the years. While walking up the steps and entering into the post office is majestic and awe inspiring. I think it is one of the oldest buildings in Poughkeepsie, but it is still so functional. A few...More

Thank Limbeybear
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Lovely old post office building with a beautiful interior. Well worth a look. For mailing, lines are short, a plus.

Thank RadioKaren
Reviewed 14 March 2017

I've been going to this Post Office for many years. I especially enjoyed talking with former Customer Service counter Reps., who were courteous & patient. It has vastly changed! I have a Post Office Box & im continuously getting other people's mail in my Box...More

Thank S F
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

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

Thank Kmmwood
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.

Thank russells742
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....More

Thank Mordechai P
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.

Thank victoriasL5939DF
Reviewed 10 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.

Thank GinaSamarotto
Reviewed 15 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...More

Thank Noreen M
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