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Union City in Obion County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

The Depot

 
 
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By Sandra Hughes, July 18, 2017
1. The Depot Marker
Inscription. Built in 2012, the Depot is modeled after two historic train stations. Matson Switch, located nearby between Woodland Mills, Tennessee and Hickman, Kentucky, and was the site of Civil War action in 1864. The Cookeville Train Depot in Cookeville, Tennessee served passengers from 1909 to 1955 and is now open to the public as a museum.
 
Location. 36° 26.228′ N, 89° 4.15′ W. Marker is in Union City, Tennessee, in Obion County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Everette Boulevard (U.S. 51) and Graham Road, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is near the train station in Discovery Park of America. Marker is at or near this postal address: 830 Everette Blvd, Union City TN 38261, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Union City Junction (a few steps from this marker); Hobbs Drug Store (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Chapel (about 300 feet away); Ronald Reagan (about 300 feet away); Prometheus (about 300 feet away); The Barber Shop (about 300 feet away); Ayn Rand 1905-1982 (about 300 feet away); The Confederate States of America (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Union City.
 
Also see . . .
1. Cookville Depot Museum
The Depot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, July 18, 2017
2. The Depot Marker
. Originally built in 1909, the Cookeville Depot Museum is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and is the heart of Cookeville's historic west side district. The museum houses many Tennessee Central Railway artifacts, as well as an HO scale replica of what Cookeville's west side looked like in the summer of 1955. On the other side of the diorama is a replica of a coal tipple with a model train loading up with coal. (Submitted on July 24, 2017, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa.) 

2. Discovery Park of America. (Submitted on July 25, 2017.)
 
Categories. Railroads & StreetcarsWar, US Civil
 
The Depot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, July 18, 2017
3. The Depot Marker
The Depot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, July 18, 2017
4. The Depot Marker
The Depot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, July 18, 2017
5. The Depot Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 25, 2017. This page originally submitted on July 24, 2017, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 113 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 24, 2017, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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