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Address: Poughkeepsie, NY
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Historic post office contains murals depicting local history.

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go inside to look around; mail if you must

Lovely old post office building with a beautiful interior. Well worth a look. For mailing, lines are short, a plus.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
RadioKaren
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Poughkeepsie, New York
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Poughkeepsie, New York
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24 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely old post office building with a beautiful interior. Well worth a look. For mailing, lines are short, a plus.

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Poughkeepsie, New York
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I've been going to this Post Office for many years. I especially enjoyed talking with former Customer Service counter Reps., who were courteous & patient. It has vastly changed! I have a Post Office Box & im continuously getting other people's mail in my Box & things that were mailed to me that I've been expecting have been received very... More 

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Thank S F
Poughkeepsie, New York
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10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

The building is loaded with history from being commissioned by local president FDR to the paintings inside!

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Thank Kmmwood
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68 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

One of the older, FDR - era (I think), post offices still around. Cut from stone and marble (?) and has fantastic murals in the lobby. A must see. Postal workers? Eh, same everywhere.

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Thank russells742
Monsey, United States
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31 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We visited the location a bit late, but we got to see some of the 1st floor details and the second floor. They have gorgeous murals depicting many historic events. there are also rich displays describing chock full of historical information, which we truly enjoyed. The building itself is also a great piece of art.

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Thank Mordechai P
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72 reviews
51 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Lots of history here! Worth a visit if you've got the time. There are stories on the walls about the history of the Post Office and even a picture of FDR at the ribbon cutting ceremony.

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Thank victoriasL5939DF
New York
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242 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 163 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

Yes, it's a great old building but its not what I would call an attraction by any means. Perhaps a stop for those wishing to take some photos, but that's about it.

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Thank GinaSamarotto
Poughkeepsie, New York
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216 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016

The Poughkeepsie Post Office at the intersection of Mansion and Markets Streets was built during the Great Depression as part of the works programs to employ Americans. I've been told that FDR personally participated in the design and materials acquisition. It's sister building is across the street and was originally designed to house The Poughkeepsie Journal Newspaper. Today that building... More 

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Thank Noreen M
Poughkeepsie, New York
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8 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 June 2016

This is the wrong question for a post office. You think one size fits all. It is nonsense to answer this survey, the post office is not a restaurant.

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Thank marleric
Poughkeepsie, New York
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30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016

I have used this post officiated. Everyone has been so nice and efficient. It is also a really pretty building to see.

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