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Brewton in Escambia County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Hart Station

 
 
Hart Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By David J Gaines,
1. Hart Station Marker
Inscription.  Erected by his friends and the Escambia County Bar Association in memory of James Edward Hart, Jr. (1942 – 1992), who contributed much to his community, his church and his profession. He loved trains. Due to his efforts, passenger service was reestablished in Brewton.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars.
 
Location. 31° 6.329′ N, 87° 4.242′ W. Marker is in Brewton, Alabama, in Escambia County. Marker is at the intersection of St Joseph Ave (U.S. 31) and Deer Street, on the right when traveling north on St Joseph Ave. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Brewton AL 36426, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Escambia County Veterans Memorial (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Bank of Brewton (about 400 feet away); The Leigh Place (about 600 feet away); The Robbins & McGowin Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ritz Theater (approx. 0.2 miles away); Burnt Corn Park Cistern (approx. mile
Hart Station Marker and park image. Click for full size.
By David J Gaines, August 9, 2010
2. Hart Station Marker and park
away); Second Saint Siloam Missionary Baptist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); Union Cemetery (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brewton.
 
More about this marker. The marker is located next to the CXT main line in a small park with a gazebo for train watching.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 31, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 16, 2010, by David J Gaines of Pinson, Alabama. This page has been viewed 796 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 16, 2010, by David J Gaines of Pinson, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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