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Parsons in Tucker County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Historic Western Maryland Railway Depot / Parsons Railroad Depot

 
 
Historic Western Maryland Railway Depot / Parsons Railroad Depot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 17, 2020
1. Historic Western Maryland Railway Depot / Parsons Railroad Depot Marker
Inscription.  
Historic Western
Maryland Railway
Depot
1888
Trains in operation
from 1889 - 1983

Parsons Railroad Depot
Parsons, West Virginia
has been placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places

by the United States
Department of the Interior
1888

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars.
 
Location. 39° 5.737′ N, 79° 40.829′ W. Marker is in Parsons, West Virginia, in Tucker County. Marker is at the intersection of Davis Street and Main Street (U.S. 219), on the left when traveling west on Davis Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 105 Davis St, Parsons WV 26287, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Parsons / Corrick's Ford (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of All World War I Veterans (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); In Memory of All American Veterans (about 300 feet away); In Memory of All World War II Veterans (about 300 feet away); In Memory of All Korean War Veterans
Historic Western Maryland Railway Depot / Parsons Railroad Depot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 17, 2020
2. Historic Western Maryland Railway Depot / Parsons Railroad Depot Marker
This plaque is on the opposite side of the building from the other sign.
(about 300 feet away); In Memory of All Vietnam Veterans (about 300 feet away); In Honor of All Women who Served in the Armed Forces to Preserve America's Freedom (about 300 feet away); In Memory of All Persian Gulf War Veterans (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Parsons.
 
Heritage House image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, July 17, 2020
3. Heritage House
(at the depot)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 18, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 30 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 18, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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