Details for Childress Post Office Building (Atlas Number 5075000830)

Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5075000830


Marker Number 830
Atlas Number 5075000830
Marker Title Childress Post Office Building
Index Entry Childress Post Office Building
Address 210 3rd St. NW
City Childress
County Childress
UTM Zone 14
UTM Easting 388941
UTM Northing 3809904
Subject Codes post office; Spanish Colonial Revival (Architectural style)
Marker Year 1991
Recorded Texas Historic Landmark Yes
Private Property No
Marker Location 210 3rd St. NW
Marker Condition In Situ
Marker Size Medallion and Plate
Marker Text The Childress Post Office was established in 1887, and in 1935 this post office building was constructed on the site formely occupied by the First Methodist Church. Reflecting the Spanish Colonial style of architecture, it features round-arched windows, a parapet above the main entrance, a 7-bay facade, round transom, and decorative brickwork. In 1981, when the post office relocated, the building was purchased for use as a museum. Recorded Texas Historical Landmark-1991