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Title : Post Office Building (Main, Between 10th and 11th.) Richmond, Va.

Description : Description: In 1853 the Government acquired the strip of land located I the middle of the square, between 10th and 11th Streets, and erected a Post Office Building. During the Civil War this was used as a Treasury Building by the U.S. Government, and it was therein that President Jefferson Davis was indicted for high treason. Later the property adjoining the old Post Office Building on the West was acquired, and in 1910 the erection of the present new Post Office, costing about one million dollars, was commenced, the corner-stone being laid Dec. 17th, 1910. Manufacturer: Southern Bargain House, Richmond, Va. Date Postmarked: Not postmarked. Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as a source is requested. Reference URL:,392 Collection: Rarely Seen Richmond: Early twentieth century Richmond as seen through vintage postcards

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