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1.Property Name UNITED STATES POST OFFICE
2.Resource Name STILWELL POST OFFICE
3.Address 16 SOUTH SECOND STREET
4.City STILWELL
5.Vicinity
6. County Adair
7.Lot 1
8.Block 30
9.Plat Name ORIGINAL TOWN
10.Section 35
11.Township 15N
12.Range 25E
13a.Latitude (North) 35.81379
13b.Longitude (West) 94.62872
14a.UTM Zone
14b.Northings
14c.Eastings
15.Resource Type Building
16.Historic Function Post Office
17.Current Function Post Office
18.Area of significance, Primary POLITICS/GOVERNMENT
19.Area of significance, Secondary ART
20.Description of Significance BUILDING IS SIGNIFICANT BECAUSE OF ITS ASSOCIATION WITH NEW DEAL ART.
21.Document Resource CORNERSTONE; 1925 SANBORN MAP
22.Name of the Preparer ALYSON GREINER/HARTLEY
23.Survey Project YES  Project Name: THEMATIC SURVEY OF NEW DEAL ART
24.Date of Preparation 7/30/2004 & 1991
25.Photographs Yes      Year:  2004 &1991
26. Architect/Builder LOUIS A. SIMON, SUPERVISING ARCHITECT.
27. Year Built 1940
28.Original Site Yes  Date Moved: N/A
From Where N/A
29.Accessible Yes
30.Architectural Style Colonial Revival
Other Architectural Style Not Applicable
31.Foundation Material CONCRETE
32.Roof Type HIPPED
33.Roof Material METAL
34.Wall Material (Primary) BRICK
35.Wall Material (Secondary) NO DATA
36.Window Type HUNG
37.Window Material WOOD
38.Door Type GLAZED SLAB, DOUBLE DOORS
39.Door Material METAL
40.Exterior Features SCULPTED EAGLE OVER ENTRANCE, SCONCES. LARGE CHIMNEY IN BACK
41.Interior Features 1942 MURAL "CHEROKEE INDIAN FARMING AND ANIMAL HUSBANDRY" BY OLGA MOHR ON THE SOUTH WALL.
42.Decorative Details CANTED CORNERS
43.Condition of Resource Good (very well maintained)
44.Description of Resource A ONE STORY BUILDING WITH BASEMENT, AND A VERY MODEST EXAMPLE OF THE COLONIAL REVIVAL STYLE WITH A HIPPED ROOF. FACADE IS SYMMETRICAL AND THE CORNERS OF THE MAIN PART OF THE BUILDING ARE CANTED.
45.Comments ALSO SEE ADAIR COUNTY R & C FILE FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
46.Placement S. OF 2ND AND DIVISION, ON THE W. SIDE OF STREET
47.Listed on National Register No
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Date Updated (mm/dd/yyyy) 8/21/2013 3:56:08 PM
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