Details for Nacogdoches Federal Building / Post Office

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5347012101


Marker Number 12101
Atlas Number 5347012101
Marker Title Nacogdoches Federal Building / Post Office
Index Entry Federal Building / Post Office, Nacogdoches
Address 300 E. Main St.
City Nacogdoches
County Nacogdoches
UTM Zone
UTM Easting
UTM Northing
Subject Codes
Marker Year 1999
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Designed by U. S. Treasury Department architect James A. Wetmore, this building was erected in 1917-1918 and housed the main city post office until 1964. Sold to the city in 1973, it was the public library until 1997, when it became a tourist information center. Its central location on a prominent site in the center of the town square is somewhat unusual for buildings of this type. A good example of a simplified beaux arts / classical revival post office, the structure features brick construction, a symmetrical facade with central entry bay, classical Palladian-type windows, simplified cast stone base and entablature. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark - 1999