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Hamlet in Richmond County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Hamlet Station

 
 
Hamlet Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 9, 2010
1. Hamlet Station Marker
Inscription. Built in 1900 to serve Seaboard Air Line Railroad. Depot was major stop for passengers on east-west & north-south rail lines. About 2 blocks east.
 
Erected 1974 by North Carolina Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number K-46.)
 
Location. 34° 53.264′ N, 79° 41.879′ W. Marker is in Hamlet, North Carolina, in Richmond County. Marker is at the intersection of West Hamlet Avenue (U.S. 74) and Wilmington Street, on the right when traveling east on West Hamlet Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hamlet NC 28345, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Coltrane (approx. 0.3 miles away); Sherman's March (approx. 5.2 miles away); Henry William Harrington (approx. 5.5 miles away); Alfred Dockery (approx. 5.5 miles away); Cameron Morrison (approx. 5.5 miles away); Richmond County Iraq & Afghanistan War Memorial (approx. 5.6 miles away); Richmond County War Memorial (approx. 5.6 miles away); World War II Memorial (approx. 5.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Hamlet, NC (HAM) - Great American Stations. (Submitted on June 1, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
2. NCDOT Rail Division > Station Improvments > Hamlet
Wide view of the Hamlet Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 9, 2010
2. Wide view of the Hamlet Station Marker
. (Submitted on June 1, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
Categories. Railroads & Streetcars
 
Hamlet Station (1900) image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 9, 2010
3. Hamlet Station (1900)
Built for the Seaboard Air Line Railroad as a passenger station and division headquarters it was relocated and restored in 2004. It was included on the National Register of Historic Places in 1971.
Seaboard Coast Line Locomotive (SDB 40) and Caboose (SAL 5241) image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 9, 2010
4. Seaboard Coast Line Locomotive (SDB 40) and Caboose (SAL 5241)
Nearby display of the National Railroad Museum and Hall of Fame
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 584 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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