Auburn Post Office Mural

Auburn Post Office Mural (HM1HLP)

Location: Auburn, NE 68305 Nemaha County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 23.46', W 95° 50.373'

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During the 1930s, President Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal created government programs to counter the effects of the Great Depression. Hundreds of post offices were built and the U.S. Treasury commissioned art for many of them. Twelve Nebraska post offices were selected to receive murals.
Ethel Magafan, the artist for the Auburn project, chose a theme depicting local agriculture. The canvas was installed in the post office lobby in 1938. The post office is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Series This marker is part of the Nebraska: Nebraska State Historical Society series
Year Placed2013
Placed ByNemaha County Lodging Tax and Nebraska State Historical Society
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, November 2nd, 2014 at 11:08pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15T E 258988 N 4475027
Decimal Degrees40.39100000, -95.83955000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 23.46', W 95° 50.373'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 23' 27.6" N, 95° 50' 22.38" W
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Area Code(s)402
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling South
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1332-1398 Courthouse Ave, Auburn NE 68305, US
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