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Knoxville in Knox County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

The Southern Railway Station

 
 
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By Don Morfe, July 29, 2013
1. The Southern Railway Station Marker
Inscription.  The Southern Railway Station at Knoxville Tennessee has been placed on the National Register of Historic Railroad Landmarks. 1903-2003 The two story buff brick station with its gables was designed by Frank P. Milburn and opened in 1903. An impressive clock tower was removed in 1945. Passenger train service ended in 1970. It has since been refurbished in 1988 by the Southern Station Partnership.
 
Erected 2003 by National Railway Historical Society-Historic Plaque Committee.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars. A significant historical year for this entry is 1903.
 
Location. 35° 58.138′ N, 83° 55.395′ W. Marker is in Knoxville, Tennessee, in Knox County. Marker is on West Depot Avenue west of Gay Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Knoxville TN 37917, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Charlie Oaks (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hubris Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Father Abram J. Ryan (approx. 0.2 miles away); Battery Wiltsie (approx.
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By Don Morfe, July 29, 2013
2. The Southern Railway Station Marker
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0.2 miles away); The Midday Merry-Go-Round (approx. 0.2 miles away); Uncle Dave Macon (approx. 0.2 miles away); Archie Campbell / Chet Atkins (approx. ¼ mile away); Civil War Hospital (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Knoxville.
 
The Southern Railway Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 29, 2013
3. The Southern Railway Station Marker
The Southern Railway Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, July 29, 2013
4. The Southern Railway Station Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 20, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 521 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on October 20, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Al Wolf was the editor who published this page.

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