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Property Name The Georgia Post Building
Reference Number 13000214
State Georgia
County Crawford
Town Knoxville
Street Address 100 Georgia Highway 42 South, Knoxville, GA
Multiple Property Submission Name N/A
Status Listed 05/01/2013
Areas of Significance Architecture, Communications
Link to full file http://www.nps.gov/nr/feature/places/pdfs/13000214.pdf
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The Georgia Post Building is eligible for listing in the National Register at the local level of significance under Criterion A in the area of communications for its association with the publication of The Georgia Post newspaper. As a small-town and county-seat newspaper, The Georgia Post served Crawford County and the towns of Knoxville and Roberta as well as the surrounding rural areas as a source of local news, society happenings, and legal ads. The Georgia Post Building is significant under Criterion C in the area of architecture as an excellent and intact example of a small-town newspaper office. The building retains a high degree of integrity and retains its exterior and interior character-defining features, including exterior and interior materials and floorplan.

 

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