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Zephyrhills in Pasco County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Zephyrhills Depot

 
 
Zephyrhills Depot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2011
1. Zephyrhills Depot Marker
Inscription. The Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Depot was built in 1927 and used for a passenger and freight services. This structure represents the architectural style of the early 1900s; large extended eaves, outdoor platforms, segregated waiting rooms.
This building, constructed of red brick and heart pine, cost $13,207.00. The site was cleared by workmen using scythe and grubbing hoe.
Zephyrhills City Council accepted ownership in 1988 and moved it west 200 feet. This area is now known as "Depot Park." Restoration was completed May 1997.
 
Erected 1997 by The Pasco Board of County Commissioneers and Pasco County Historical Preservation Committee.
 
Location. 28° 13.791′ N, 82° 10.168′ W. Marker is in Zephyrhills, Florida, in Pasco County. Marker is on South Avenue near Summer Hill Drive, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 39110 Summer Hill Drive, Zephyrhills FL 33542, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Zephyrhills Railroad Depot (within shouting distance of this marker); Zephyrhills Army Airfield (approx. 0.4 miles away); GAR Hall (approx.
Zephyrhills Depot and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, March 20, 2011
2. Zephyrhills Depot and Marker
0.8 miles away); Oakside Cemetery (approx. 1.3 miles away); Hercules Powder Company Camp #39 (approx. 1.8 miles away); The Great Endurance Run (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Tucker Cemetery (approx. 4.2 miles away); Prospect Community (approx. 7.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Zephyrhills.
 
Categories. Railroads & Streetcars
 
Zephyrhills Depot and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, March 20, 2011
3. Zephyrhills Depot and Marker
Zephyrhills Depot and Caboose display image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, March 20, 2011
4. Zephyrhills Depot and Caboose display
Zephyrhills Depot,with large extended eaves, outdoor platforms, as mentioned image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, March 20, 2011
5. Zephyrhills Depot,with large extended eaves, outdoor platforms, as mentioned
Zephyrhills Depot image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, March 20, 2011
6. Zephyrhills Depot
Zephyrhills Railroad Depot Constructed in 1927 as a combination passenger and commodities depot by the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad, the depot served the Zephyrhills community for more than 50 years. Moved to its present location in 1989, restoration was completed in 1997. The Depot Museum opened on October 20, 1998. The plaque is erected and dedicated to the volunteers and residents who contributed to its restoration including the Zephyrhills Historical Association.

Special tribute is paid to:
Zephyrhills Historic Preservation Advisory Board Charter Members:
(List of 5 Names)
City Council Members:
(List of 5 names)
Mayor: James A. Bailey
Museum Director: Kathleen Burnside
City Manager: Steven F. Spina
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 7, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 434 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 7, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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