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Rural Routes: Folk Art Mailboxes of America: 1999

October 8, 1999 – April 13, 2000

Postal Museum
2 Massachusetts Ave., NE
Washington, DC

Location: Benjamin Franklin Foyer, near Discovery Center Entrance, Lower Level

On view are photographs of the top 5 finalists in the nationwide 1999 Folk Art Mailbox contest. The winning mailboxes depict the following:

  • A white horse with plumed tail
  • A cowboy on horseback
  • A Saguaro cactus made of wooden horseshoes
  • A 1930s-era McCormick Deering W30 tractor
  • A sculpture of metal tools and found objects