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Smyrna in Rutherford County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Smyrna Railroad Depot

 
 
Smyrna Railroad Depot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, March 8, 2010
1. Smyrna Railroad Depot Marker
Inscription. A combined freight and passenger house, the Smyrna Railroad Depot was erected in 1851, and replaced in 1873. It was a direct result of the charter granted by the State of Tennessee on Dec. 11, 1845, to the Nashville & Chattanooga Railroad to connect this area with the seaports of Charleston and New Orleans. The depot is the brick, rectangular-shaped structure that lies due west, just across the tracks.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3A 112.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
 
Location. 35° 58.942′ N, 86° 31.14′ W. Marker is in Smyrna, Tennessee, in Rutherford County. Marker is at the intersection of Lowry Street (U.S. 41) and Jefferson Street, on the right when traveling south on Lowry Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Smyrna TN 37167, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Sam Davis (here, next to this marker); Dewitt Smith Jobe (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Dewitt Smith Jobe (approx. 0.3 miles away); Sam Davis Home
Smyrna Railroad Depot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, March 8, 2010
2. Smyrna Railroad Depot Marker
(approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Sam Davis Home (approx. 1.1 miles away); Outbuildings (approx. 1.1 miles away); Sam Davis Gravesite (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Sam Davis Boyhood Home (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Smyrna.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 9, 2010, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 923 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 9, 2010, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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