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Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Terminal Station

Chattanooga, Tennessee

 
 
Terminal Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 27, 2013
1. Terminal Station Marker
Inscription.  The terminal Station was designed in the year 1900 by architect Don Barber of New York City and was awarded first place in the 1900 Paris Beaux Arts competition. Construction was started in 1906 and was completed in December 1909. The Terminal Station was closed in 1970 after serving Chattanooga for some 64 years. It was purchased, restored, and reopened to the public in April, 1973, by the Chattanooga Choo-Choo Company. It was entered on the National Register of Historic Places by the U.S. Department of the Interior on January 25, 1974.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical month for this entry is January 1800.
 
Location. 35° 2.268′ N, 85° 18.402′ W. Marker is in Chattanooga, Tennessee, in Hamilton County. Marker is on Market Street north of Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chattanooga TN 37402, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Military History of Chattanooga (within shouting distance of this marker);
Terminal Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 27, 2013
2. Terminal Station Marker
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Chattanooga, a City of Historical Significance (within shouting distance of this marker); Chattanooga's Railroads (within shouting distance of this marker); The Chattanooga Choo-Choo (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Chattanooga Choo-Choo (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dedication of Rose Garden to all Veterans (about 400 feet away); A point in the 2D Line of Works (approx. 0.4 miles away); Old Post Office (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Chattanooga.
 
National Register of Historic Places plaque image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 27, 2013
3. National Register of Historic Places plaque
Terminal Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 27, 2013
4. Terminal Station Marker
Terminal Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 27, 2013
5. Terminal Station Marker
TRACK 29-The Mississippi Delta was shining like a National guitar. I am following the river. Down the highway through the cradle of the civil war. I’m going to Graceland. Graceland in Memphis Tennessee. I’m going to Graceland-Paul Simon. Good-Bye, Good-Bye! Like us to stay up todate-Track 29
Terminal Station image. Click for full size.
By Leah Tibbs, September 29, 2018
6. Terminal Station
Street View of the station.
Terminal Station Doors image. Click for full size.
By Leah Tibbs, January 1, 2013
7. Terminal Station Doors
Terminal Station Street Exit image. Click for full size.
By Leah Tibbs, January 1, 2013
8. Terminal Station Street Exit
Choo-Choo Sign Atop Terminal Station image. Click for full size.
By Leah Tibbs, January 1, 2013
9. Choo-Choo Sign Atop Terminal Station
<i>New Terminal Station, Chattanooga, Tenn.</i> image. Click for full size.
Detroit Publishing Co. (courtesy of the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga), circa 1910
10. New Terminal Station, Chattanooga, Tenn.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 17, 2021. It was originally submitted on October 13, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 375 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 13, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.   6, 7, 8. submitted on June 6, 2019, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia.   9. submitted on June 7, 2019, by David Tibbs of Resaca, Georgia.   10. submitted on June 7, 2019. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.

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