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Madison in Morgan County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Madison Train Station

 
 
Madison Train Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 30, 2017
1. Madison Train Station Marker
Inscription. Georgia Railroad chartered in 1833 reached Madison from Augusta in 1841. This, the first brick station in Georgia, was built by John B. Walker on land deeded by Adam B. Saffold. It was partially burned by federal troops Dec. 3, 1864. The first train from Madison to Marthasville (Atlanta) ran on September 15, 1845.

Augusta
103 Miles

Atlanta
68 Miles
 
Location. 33° 35.888′ N, 83° 28.201′ W. Marker is in Madison, Georgia, in Morgan County. Marker is on West Jefferson Street west of Thomason Road, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 287 West Jefferson Street, Madison GA 30650, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Madison Station (here, next to this marker); The Town Park (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Industrial Corridor (about 400 feet away); The Town Spring (about 600 feet away); Railroad Street Commerce (about 700 feet away); Freedom of Assembly (about 700 feet away); Reconstruction Property Rights (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lodging Establishments (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Madison.
 
Also see . . .  The Washington Post article "The Town Sherman Refused to Burn" (except this train station). (Submitted on May 2, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Notable BuildingsRailroads & StreetcarsWar, US Civil
 
Madison Train Station image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 30, 2017
2. Madison Train Station
Madison Train Station along tracks, with active engine on middle track. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 30, 2017
3. Madison Train Station along tracks, with active engine on middle track.
Another nearby marker about the Madison Station in the Civil War. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, April 30, 2017
4. Another nearby marker about the Madison Station in the Civil War.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 2, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 2, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 80 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 2, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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