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Lake in Scott County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Lake Railroad Depot

 
 
Lake Railroad Depot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 3, 2017
1. Lake Railroad Depot Marker
Inscription. This Queen Anne—style Illinois Central Gulf Railroad depot was built in 1890, closed on April 30, 1969, and given to the city in 1980. The depot was renovated during the 1980s for use as a community meeting place and to house materials relating the town's history and its link to the railroad industry.
 
Erected 2012 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. 32° 20.586′ N, 89° 19.706′ W. Marker is in Lake, Mississippi, in Scott County. Marker is on Brooks Street east of Steve Lee Drive, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Brooks Street, Lake MS 39092, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. James Oliver Eastland (approx. 7.7 miles away); Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup (approx. 8.9 miles away); Confederate Hospital (approx. 9.8 miles away); Grierson's Raid (approx. 9.8 miles away); Doolittle C.S.A. Cemetery (approx. 10 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Lake Railroad Station National Register Information.
Lake Railroad Depot & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 3, 2017
2. Lake Railroad Depot & Marker
(Submitted on December 4, 2017, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
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View of depot near railroad tracks and NRHP plaque. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 3, 2017
3. View of depot near railroad tracks and NRHP plaque.
Illinois Central Railroad boxcar next to depot. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, December 3, 2017
4. Illinois Central Railroad boxcar next to depot.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 4, 2017. This page originally submitted on December 4, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 51 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 4, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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