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Milan in Sullivan County, Missouri — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
 

Milan Depot Historical Railroad Museum

Erected 1882

 
 
Milan Depot Historical Railroad Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, August 15, 2021
1. Milan Depot Historical Railroad Museum Marker
Inscription.  
First railroad through Milan • 1876
Last railroad through Milan • 1982
106 Yrs. Serving this community.
This depot donated to Sullivan Co.
Historical Society, Milan, Mo. by
the Burlington Railroad Co. • 1982

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureCharity & Public WorkRailroads & Streetcars. A significant historical year for this entry is 1882.
 
Location. 40° 12.129′ N, 93° 6.935′ W. Marker is in Milan, Missouri, in Sullivan County. Marker is on East 3rd Street, 0.1 miles east of North Pearl Street (State Route 5), on the left when traveling east. Marker is mounted at eye-level on the southwest corner of the railroad depot, facing west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Milan MO 63556, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 4 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Milan, Missouri (approx. half a mile away); Sullivan County, Missouri (approx. half a mile away); Robert "Cal" Hubbard (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Sullivan County (approx. 2.8 miles away).
 
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An identical copy of the marker is mounted on the southeast corner of the railroad depot.
 
Regarding Milan Depot Historical Railroad Museum. National Register of Historic Places #95001493.
 
Also see . . .  Milan Railroad Depot (Wikipedia). Former Burlington Route passenger station was built by the Quincy, Missouri, and Pacific Railroad in 1882. It is a one-story, rectangular frame building with American Craftsman design elements. It features a hipped roof with wide eaves supported by heavy curved brackets and a projecting telegraphers bay. The depot remained in operation until 1939, and is now operated by the Sullivan County Historical Society. (Submitted on September 7, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Milan Depot Historical Railroad Museum Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, August 15, 2021
2. Milan Depot Historical Railroad Museum Marker
(southwest corner of the railroad depot)
Milan Depot National Register of Historic Places Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, August 15, 2021
3. Milan Depot National Register of Historic Places Marker
(mounted on south side of Railroad Depot)
This property
has been placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places

by the United States
Department of the Interior
Milan Railroad Depot
Erected 1882
Milan Railroad Depot (<i>south elevation</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, August 15, 2021
4. Milan Railroad Depot (south elevation)
Milan Railroad Depot (<i>northeast elevation</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, August 15, 2021
5. Milan Railroad Depot (northeast elevation)
Milan Railroad Depot (<i>west elevation</i>) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, August 15, 2021
6. Milan Railroad Depot (west elevation)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 7, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 7, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 526 times since then and 138 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on September 7, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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