Chilton, WI 53014
Title of the artwork: “Threshing Barley”
Artists: Charles W. Thwaites
Chilton Wisconsin was another one of those visits that makes this hobby so rewarding. Chilton has a beautiful mural and, in addition to viewing this great art, I was also able to meet the Chilton postmaster. I’m really excited when I find a postmaster who is interested in not only in their work but also the historic building they work in. Chilton is a perfect example.
When I approached the front counter the lady at the desk asked me to wait and that the postmaster had some more information about the mural. It turns out the artist had also published a book and the postmaster had a copy that was signed by the artists.
Reflecting back on this experience, I’m learning that it really pays to inquire about the Mural and buildings of the post offices I visit. As it turns out I’m also able to share this with all of you. What are your thoughts on this wonderful post office and mural? Have you visited this one?
Thanks for stopping by
“Used with the permission of the United States Postal Service®. All rights reserved.”
- Personal visit on 8/21/2012 by David, Post Office Freak
- (affiliate link) Democratic Vistas: Post Offices and Public Art in the New Deal: [Hardcover] Marlene Park, Gerald E. Markowitz
- Living New Deal at (http://www.livingnewdeal.org)