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Frankfort & Cincinnati Railroad / The Depot Centreville - Stop 32

 
 
Frankfort & Cincinnati Railroad Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, March 28, 2021
1. Frankfort & Cincinnati Railroad Marker
Inscription.  
Frankfort & Cincinnati Railroad
Built 1888-90 as the Kentucky Midland Railroad, it spanned 40 miles from Frankfort to Paris. Had connections on both ends to the L&N. Name changed to Frankfort & Cincinnati in 1899, but it had no connections to Cincinnati. Ran “Cardinal” passenger rail, 1927-52. Tracks in Bourbon Co. abandoned in 1967; all tracks removed by 1987.

The Depot Centreville - Stop 32
Approx. 200 ft. west of here stood Centreville Depot, built in 1889. George R. Burberry became depot agent/telegrapher in 1892. From here, he & his family also operated the Centreville Commission Co., which sold coal, grain & fertilizer. The depot served as a commercial center for the community until it burned in 1963.
 
Erected 2013 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 2408.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceRailroads & Streetcars. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1888.
 
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38° 12.923′ N, 84° 23.444′ W. Marker is near Paris, Kentucky, in Bourbon County. Marker is on Russell Cave Road (Kentucky Route 353) 0.3 miles south of Centerville Lane, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 206 Russell Cave Road, Georgetown KY 40324, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Centerville Baptist Church (approx. ¼ mile away); Townsend Springs Farm (approx. 2.1 miles away); Johnston's Inn (approx. 2.2 miles away); Silas Baptist Church (approx. 4.1 miles away); Hopewell (approx. 5.4 miles away); New Zion (approx. 5.9 miles away); Miller's Run Historic District (approx. 6.1 miles away); Bourbon Whiskey / Jacob Spears (approx. 6.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Paris.
 
The Depot Centreville - Stop 32 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, March 28, 2021
2. The Depot Centreville - Stop 32 Marker
Frankfort & Cincinnati Railroad / The Depot Centreville - Stop 32 Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, March 28, 2021
3. Frankfort & Cincinnati Railroad / The Depot Centreville - Stop 32 Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 3, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 230 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 3, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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