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Greensboro in Guilford County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Piedmont Railroad

 
 
Piedmont Railroad Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 10, 2010
1. Piedmont Railroad Marker
Inscription. Railroad line between Greensboro and Danville. Constructed, 1862-1864, for the Confederacy. Its terminus was nearby.
 
Erected 1988 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number J-85.)
 
Location. 36° 4.198′ N, 79° 47.225′ W. Marker is in Greensboro, North Carolina, in Guilford County. Marker is at the intersection of East Washington Street and South Church Street, on the right when traveling east on East Washington Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 236 East Washington Street, Greensboro NC 27401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lunsford Richardson (approx. 0.2 miles away); Confederate Arms Factory (approx. 0.2 miles away); Original Methodist Church / Former Methodist Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Albion Tourgee (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Underground Railroad (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Lunsford Richardson (approx. 0.2 miles away); Henry Frye (approx. 0.2 miles away); Birthplace of the Civil Rights Movement (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Greensboro.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. To better understand
Wide view of the Piedmont Railroad Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 10, 2010
2. Wide view of the Piedmont Railroad Marker
With the restored Greensboro Southern Railway Depot (1927) in the background. The original Piedmont Railroad station was in located in the general location of this transportation complex.
the relationship, study the marker shown.
 
Categories. Railroads & StreetcarsWar, US Civil
 
Greensboro Railyard image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 10, 2010
3. Greensboro Railyard
The area of the Civil War-era Piedmont Railroad Railyard. Now used by Norfolk Southern and Amtrak.
 
 
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