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Shreveport in Caddo Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Central Station

Historic Site

 

— Shreveport —

 
Central Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, November 4, 2017
1. Central Station Marker
Inscription.  Built 1910 for Arkansas-St. Louis-Southwestern Railroad. Only surviving passenger railroad terminal in city built prior to WWI. Listed in National Register of Historic Places, 1991.
 
Erected by the Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Railroads & StreetcarsWar, World I.
 
Location. 32° 30.527′ N, 93° 44.726′ W. Marker is in Shreveport, Louisiana, in Caddo Parish. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1025 Marshall Street, Shreveport LA 71101, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jefferson Hotel (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Municipal Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); W (approx. ¼ mile away); Scottish Rite Cathedral (approx. ¼ mile away); Soul Men (approx. ¼ mile away); 3rd Caddo Courthouse (approx. ¼ mile away); Strand Theatre (approx. 0.3 miles away); Gen. E. Kirby Smith Residence (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Shreveport.
 
Central Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Wintermantel, November 4, 2017
2. Central Station Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 3, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 8, 2017, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 148 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 8, 2017, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
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