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Abilene in Dickinson County, Kansas — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Rock Island Depot

Circa 1887

 
 
Rock Island Depot NRHP Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 13, 2012
1. Rock Island Depot NRHP Marker
Inscription.

has been placed on the
National Register
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 Highway 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. Historic 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 . . .
Rock Island Depot image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 13, 2012
2. Rock Island Depot
Marker is at west end of depot

1. Rock Island Depot National Register Nomination. (Submitted on April 27, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. Abilene & Smoky Valley Railroad. (Submitted on April 27, 2013, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesRailroads & Streetcars
 
Abilene & Smoky Valley Excursion Train at Rock Island Depot image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., October 13, 2012
3. Abilene & Smoky Valley Excursion Train at Rock Island Depot
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 249 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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