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Courthouses -- United States

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View Resource Federal Courthouses and Post Offices: Symbols of Pride and Permanence in American Communities

Just about every town in the United States has one post office, and a number of them have other federal government buildings. The United States experienced quite a boom in federal building construction during the Great Depression, and many of these structures remain iconic pieces of the built environment. This lesson plan from the Teaching with Historic Places program at the National Park Service...