Abilene in Dickinson County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
Rock Island Depot
of Historic Places
by the United States
Department of the Interior
Location. 38° 54.652′ N, 97° 12.738′ W. Marker is in Abilene, Kansas, in Dickinson County. Marker is on SE 5th Street east of Buckeye Avenue (Kansas Route 15), on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 SE 5th Street, Abilene KS 67410, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Historical Abilene (a few steps from this marker); T.C. Henry Carriage House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dwight David Eisenhower (about 700 feet away); Eisenhower Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Honor Roll of Dickinson County Servicemen (approx. 0.2 miles away); Abilene Parker Carousel (approx. 0.2 miles away); D. G. Smith Building (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Old Chisholm Trail (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Abilene.
Regarding Rock Island Depot. The Abilene & Smoky Valley Railroad runs excursion trains from the Rock Island Depot, which is at Old Abilene Town, during the summer months.
Also see . . .
1. Rock Island Depot National Register Nomination. (Submitted on April 27, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
2. Abilene & Smoky Valley Railroad. (Submitted on April 27, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas.)
Categories. • Man-Made Features • Railroads & Streetcars •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page has been viewed 234 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Fort Scott, Kansas. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.