Historic Palmer Square post office in Princeton headed for sale


The Postal Service moved another step closer toward shutting down the historic Palmer Square post office in Princeton, N.J.  A 30-day comment period began on August 9, giving citizens a chance to have input (not that it will matter).  

The Postal Service wanted to sell the building back in 2011, but the process was delayed by the state’s Historic Preservation Office because of concerns that not enough was being done to protect the historic building.

Inside the post office is a controversial 1939 mural depicting Native Americans reacting to the arrival of European colonists, a scene that some consider racist.  Read more.  (see larger image)