Old Sandusky Post Office

Old Sandusky Post Office (HM2MC2)

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N 41° 27.252', W 82° 42.778'

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This U.S. Post Office building, Sandusky's third, opened in 1927, replacing a smaller building at Columbus Avenue and Market Street. It is notable for its fine Neoclassical-style architecture and its unusual curved portico. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1982. For sixty years it served as Sandusky's business center, where merchants shipped and received goods and banks transferred money. During this time it also housed local offices for several federal agencies, including U.S. Customs, the National Weather Service, armed forces recruiting, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. The U.S. Geological Survey disk embedded in the front steps serves as a benchmark for surveyors and scientists. Closed in 1987, the historic Sandusky Post Office building reopened as a museum in 1990.
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HM NumberHM2MC2
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Year Placed2001
Placed ByThe Ohio Bicentennial Commission, the Longaberger Company, Huron City Schools, The Merry Go Round Museum, and The Ohio Historical Society
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Date Added Monday, October 28th, 2019 at 11:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 356927 N 4590595
Decimal Degrees41.45420000, -82.71296667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 27.252', W 82° 42.778'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 27' 15.12" N, 82° 42' 46.68" W
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