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Troy, NY New Deal Art

These Post Office murals were funded by the Section of Fine Arts under the Treasury Department and not the WPA.

New Deal/WPA Art in Troy, New York

Troy, NY Post Office
“Rip Van Winkle” and “Legends of the Hudson” – oil on canvas
Waldo Peirce (1939)


The Troy (“Home of Uncle Sam”), NY Post Office was established
on August 31, 1795 with Nathan Williams as its first postmaster.
(Current PO building shown above)

Images courtesy of the USPS

Photographs taken by Ray Carlson, Tapiola, MI, June 2006