1,400 buildings on National Register of Historic Places

1,400

historic buildings

More than 1,400 postal-owned buildings are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

* | Tags: History Marketing/Retail People USPS Fact #345 | March 5, 2021

Our History is the History of America

They are treasures. But they’re not hidden. Many of our buildings are historical properties. Inside -and outside – many of our Post Offices, you’ll find impressive works of art that reflect the stories of our people and our nation.

  • More than 1,400 postal-owned buildings are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. More information can be found at gov/nr/research/
  • More than 1,400 murals and/or sculptures from President Roosevelt’s New Deal Programs are in our Post Offices around the nation.
  • Five murals were featured on First-Class postage stamps in 2019
  • The United States Postal Service: An American History is an entire publication dedicated to our history and can be found at usps.com/who-we-are/postal-history/welcome.htm.