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United States Post Office and Courthouse (Big Stone Gap, Virginia)

The U.S. Post Office and Courthouse, also known as Big Stone Gap Post Office and C. Bascom Slemp Federal Building, is a historic courthouse and post office building located in Big Stone Gap, Wise County, Virginia. [1]

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Big Stone Gap, Virginia

Big Stone Gap is a town in Wise County, Virginia, United States.

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C. Bascom Slemp

Campbell Bascom Slemp (September 4, 1870 – August 7, 1943) was an American Republican politician.

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Courthouse

A courthouse (sometimes spelled court house) is a building that is home to a local court of law and often the regional county government as well, although this is not the case in some larger cities.

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James Knox Taylor

James Knox Taylor (October 11, 1857 - August 27, 1929) was Supervising Architect of the United States Department of the Treasury from 1897 to 1912.

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National Register of Historic Places

The National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) is the United States federal government's official list of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects deemed worthy of preservation.

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Office of the Supervising Architect

The Office of the Supervising Architect was an agency of the United States Treasury Department that designed federal government buildings from 1852 to 1939.

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Post office

A post office is a customer service facility forming part of a national postal system.

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Renaissance Revival architecture

Renaissance Revival (sometimes referred to as "Neo-Renaissance") is an all-encompassing designation that covers many 19th century architectural revival styles which were neither Grecian (see Greek Revival) nor Gothic (see Gothic Revival) but which instead drew inspiration from a wide range of classicizing Italian modes.

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Tuscan order

Among canon of classical orders of classical architecture, the Tuscan order's place is due to the influence of the Italian Sebastiano Serlio, who meticulously described the five orders including a "Tuscan order", "the solidest and least ornate", in his fourth book of Regole generali di architettura sopra le cinque maniere de gli edifici (1537).

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Wise County, Virginia

Wise County is a county located in the U.S. state of Virginia.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/United_States_Post_Office_and_Courthouse_(Big_Stone_Gap,_Virginia)

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