U.S. Post Office Building - Osceola AR
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria
N 35° 42.168 W 089° 58.187
16S E 231301 N 3955051
Quick Description: This Arkansas Historical Marker on West Hale Avenue across from the Courthouse in Osceola, Arkansas.
Location: Arkansas, United States
Date Posted: 2/12/2012 5:29:53 AM
Waymark Code: WMDPWN
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member GEO*Trailblazer 1
Views: 1

Long Description:
This "Cotton Highway" marker is at 217 West Hale Avenue.

~ text from the marker ~
U.S. Post Office Building

Constructed in 1915, this building served as the post office on the Cotton Highway until 1936. County Judge S.L. Gladish made sure that the Post office contained European tiles like those used in the then-new courthouse. The building later housed a pool hall when men congregated while their wives shopped downtown.
Link to Marker: [Web Link]

History of Marker:
This became part of the 'Hale Avenue National Historic District' when the boundary was increased in 2008 (#08000722). It now includes 100 and 200 blocks W. Hale Ave.; 100,200 blocks E. Hale Ave.; 100 block N. Poplar in Osceola.

Additional Parking: Not Listed

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