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Wetumpka in Elmore County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Wetumpka L&N Depot

 
 
Wetumpka L&N Depot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 20, 2013
1. Wetumpka L&N Depot Marker
Inscription.  The Louisville & Nashville Depot was built in Wetumpka in 1906 and exemplifies the L&N plan for small town depots. The station served as a passenger and freight depot until service was terminated in the 1930s and as a freight depot until 1973. In 1975 it was purchased by the First United Methodist Church of Wetumpka.

National Register of Historic Places July 1, 1975
 
Erected 1988 by Alabama Historical Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars.
 
Location. 32° 32.471′ N, 86° 12.69′ W. Marker is in Wetumpka, Alabama, in Elmore County. Marker is at the intersection of North Broad Street and West Coosa Street, on the right when traveling north on North Broad Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 281 North Broad Street, Wetumpka AL 36092, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wetumpka Methodist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); First Baptist Church of Wetumpka (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Wetumpka Light Guard (approx. 0.2 miles away);
L&N Depot image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 20, 2013
2. L&N Depot
First Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); High Water Mark (approx. 0.4 miles away); Old Calaboose (approx. 0.4 miles away); Wetumpka's Bridges (approx. 0.4 miles away); Welton Blanton Doby High School (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wetumpka.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 20, 2013, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 545 times since then and 6 times this year. Last updated on May 25, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 20, 2013, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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