Details for Fort Worth Main Post Office Buiding (Atlas Number 5439002030)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5439002030


Marker Number 2030
Atlas Number 5439002030
Marker Title Fort Worth Main Post Office Buiding
Index Entry Fort Worth Main Post Office Buiding
Address 251 W. Lancaster
City Fort Worth
County Tarrant
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 656734
UTM Northing 3624344
Subject Codes buildings; post office; design and construction
Marker Year 1980
Designations Recorded Texas Historic Landmark
Marker Location 251 W. Lancaster, Ft. Worth
Marker Size Medallion & Plate
Marker Text Fort Worth Main Post Office Building The Fort Worth post office was established in 1856 with pioneer settler Julian Feild serving as postmaster. The central offices were moved here in 1933 when this building was completed. Designed by the Fort Worth firm of Wyatt C. Hedrick, it features interior detailing of marble, bronze, and gold leaf. Exterior ornamentation reflects the significance of the cattle industry in the development of the area. Recorded Texas Historic Landmark-1980