Photos of the Grand Opening of the Renovated, Historic Post Office in Downtown Boone on Sunday

Published Monday, October 28, 2013 at 1:58 pm

Oct. 28, 2013. A grand opening of the renovated, historic Downtown Bone Post Office was held on Sunday, featuring keynote speakers Mayor Loretta Clawson, Planning Director Bill Bailey and architect Randy Jones. Below are photos of the event. 

For plenty of background on the historic post office and its renovation, click to this story: ‘A Culmination of 200 Years of Postal History’ in Downtown Boone.

Photos by Jesse Wood

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Former Watauga County Board of Commissioner Jim Deal attended the grand opening of the newly-renovated Downtown Boone Post Office last Sunday. Photos by Jesse Wood

 

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The post office in downtown Boone is filled with artifacts depicting the postal history in Boone.

 

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The post office in downtown Boone is filled with artifacts depicting the postal history in Boone.

 

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The mail boxes in downtown Boone.

 

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Mayor Loretta Clawson speaks at the grand opening Sunday.

 

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Planning Director Bill Bailey speaks at the grand opening Sunday as Mayor Loretta Clawson and architect Randy Jones look on.

 

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A nice crowd turned out to listen to Clawson, Jones and Bailey and other community members speak about post office and its significance in the community.

 

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Architect Randy Jones speaks about the renovation process as Mayor Loretta Clawson looks on.

 

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Community members mingled throughout the afternoon during the grand opening of the post office on Sunday.

 

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Mayor Loretta Clawson

 

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Architect Randy Jones

 

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Mayor Loretta Clawson speaks to a number of members in the community on Sunday.

 

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Mayor Loretta Clawson, Planning Director Bill Bailey and architect Randy Jones were the keynote speakers on Sunday.

 

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Mayor Loretta Clawson was beaming during the grand opening on Sunday.

 

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