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Carlisle in Nicholas County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Carlisle Passenger Depot

 
 
Carlisle Passenger Depot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 14, 2019
1. Carlisle Passenger Depot Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1912 by L & N soon after original frame depot burned. The Lexington and Maysville Railroad was completed to Carlisle by 1871; railroad joined L & N system, 1891. Land donated for depot by thirteen citizens and businesses in 1882. Depot purchased in 1978 by Nicholas Co. Historical Society and listed on National Register of Historic Places in 1979. Renovated 1981.
 
Erected 1985 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1764.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 38° 18.691′ N, 84° 1.74′ W. Marker is in Carlisle, Kentucky, in Nicholas County. Marker is at the intersection of East Market Street and South Locust Street, on the left when traveling east on East Market Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 East Market Street, Carlisle KY 40311, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. County Name's Sake (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dr. Charles W. Mathers 1856-1937 / Nicholas County Benefactor
Old Carlisle Passenger Depot and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 14, 2019
2. Old Carlisle Passenger Depot and Marker
(about 400 feet away); Old Concord Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Forest Retreat (approx. 2.4 miles away); Col. Daniel Boone (approx. 2 miles away); Upper Blue Licks (approx. 5.9 miles away); Mae Street Kidd (approx. 6 miles away); Pioneer Pursuit (approx. 8.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carlisle.
 
Also see . . .  Carlisle-Nicholas Co. Tourism, Inc. & Nicholas County Historical Society about the depot. (Submitted on July 14, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on July 15, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 14, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 60 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 14, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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