Huntington in Cabell County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
B&O Railroad Depot / Heritage Village
B&O Railroad Depot. Passenger station completed 1887, freighthouses 1890 with additions 1898, 1911 & 1916. B&O, oldest U.S. line, acquired in 1901. Superior location in business district gave B&O edge over C&O in city.
Heritage Village. Opened in 1977, historic structures are adapted to modern retail uses based on theme of railroad heritage. Includes B&O Depot, and 1875 Bank and Gutzon Borglum statue of Collis Huntington.
Erected 1980 by West Virginia Department of Culture and History.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Entertainment • Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars. In addition, it is included in the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad (B&O) 🚂, and the West Virginia Archives and History series lists.
Location. 38° 25.416′ N, 82° 26.436′ W. Marker is in Huntington, West Virginia, in Cabell County. Marker is on Veterans Blvd. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Huntington WV 25701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Blues & Gospel Singer (a few steps from this marker); Elk River Coal & Lumber Company #10 Steam Locomotive (within shouting distance of this marker); Cabell County Cavalcade (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Virginia State Road (approx. 0.4 miles away); Huntington (approx. 0.4 miles away); War of 1812 Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Huntington Mine Rescue Car (approx. half a mile away); James River Company (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Huntington.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 6, 2018. It was originally submitted on May 15, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 336 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on May 15, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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