Old Post Office on F Street in the 1860s

Here is a terrific old photograph of the old post office on F St. back during the 1860s.

Photograph showing the General Post Office building in Washington, D.C. (1860-1878)
Photograph showing the General Post Office building in Washington, D.C. (1860-1878)

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  • Is this the building with the clock tower? Because IIRC, that isn’t on F – it’s at 12th and Penn.

    • 6’7 Kevin

      no clock tower. this is around 8th st nw and e. i believe it’s now partly used by the USITC and a hotel of some sort..

  • Guest

    no clock tower. this is around 8th st nw and e. i believe it’s now partly used by the USITC and a hotel of some sort.