The Washington County Courthouse occupied the center of Fayetteville Square from 1837 until the new courthouse (WA8) opened in 1905 on S. College Avenue. The old courthouse was razed, and the square sat empty until 1909 when this post office was constructed. The two-story red brick Georgian Revival building erected from plans by Taylor is detailed in white limestone around the windows and along the dentiled cornice. When the post office outgrew the building, new postal facilities were built in 1963 at the corner of Dickson and St. Charles streets, and after several years of disuse, this building was converted into a restaurant.
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Old U.S. Post Office
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