Hamlet in Richmond County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Built in 1900 to serve Seaboard Air Line Railroad. Depot was major stop for passengers on east-west & north-south rail lines. About 2 blocks east.
Erected 1974 by North Carolina Division of Archives and History. (Marker Number K-46.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1900.
Location. 34° 53.264′ N, 79° 41.879′ W. Marker is in Hamlet, North Carolina, in Richmond County. Marker is at the intersection of West Hamlet Avenue (U.S. 74) and Wilmington Street, on the right when traveling east on West Hamlet Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hamlet NC 28345, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Coltrane (approx. 0.3 miles away); Sherman's March (approx. 5.2 miles away); Henry William Harrington (approx. 5½ miles away); Alfred Dockery (approx. 5½ miles away); Cameron Morrison (approx. 5½ miles away); Richmond County Iraq & Afghanistan War Memorial (approx. 5.6 miles away); Richmond County War Memorial (approx. 5.6 miles away); World War II Memorial (approx. 5.6 miles away).
Also see . . . Hamlet, NC (HAM). Great American Stations website entry (Submitted on June 1, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 19, 2022. It was originally submitted on June 1, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 745 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 1, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.