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Germantown in Shelby County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Germantown Depot

 
 
Germantown Depot Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, June 25, 2022
1. Germantown Depot Marker
Inscription.  The Germantown Depot, shown in 1927, was constructed in 1858. It served as a passenger station between Memphis and Williston, Tennessee. The depot was also a shipping center and a floral distribution point. The depot burned in 1947 and was rebuilt in its original location.
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Erected by Germantown Historical Preservation Association. (Marker Number 10.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars. A significant historical year for this entry is 1858.
 
Location. 35° 5.23′ N, 89° 48.642′ W. Marker is in Germantown, Tennessee, in Shelby County. Marker is at the intersection of South Germantown Road (Tennessee Route 177) and Southern Avenue, on the right when traveling south on South Germantown Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2255 S Germantown Rd, Germantown TN 38138, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Germantown, Tennessee (within shouting distance of this marker); Glenn's Grocery and Dr. Seay's Office (1940s) (within shouting
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distance of this marker); S.A. Oakley (within shouting distance of this marker); War Comes to Germantown (within shouting distance of this marker); Confederate Germantown (within shouting distance of this marker); Germantown Road (within shouting distance of this marker); Southern Railway (within shouting distance of this marker); Germantown Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Germantown.
 
Germantown Depot Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, June 25, 2022
2. Germantown Depot Marker
The depot is across the railroad tracks.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 27, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 27, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 112 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 27, 2022, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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