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Miami in Miami-Dade County, Florida — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Ferdinand Magellan

U.S. Car No. 1

 
 
U.S. Car No. 1, Ferdinand Magellan Marker image. Click for full size.
By Marsha A. Matson, May 3, 2014
1. U.S. Car No. 1, Ferdinand Magellan Marker
Inscription.
U.S. Car No. 1,
Ferdinand Magellan
has been designated
National
Historic Landmark

Presidential railroad car built for the
exclusive use of the President of the
United States of America
1942
Restored and exhibited by
The Gold Coast Railroad Museum, Miami, Florida
.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 25° 37.027′ N, 80° 24.04′ W. Marker is in Miami, Florida, in Miami-Dade County. Marker can be reached from SW 124th Avenue one mile south of SW 152nd Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located at the Gold Coast Railroad Museum. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12450 SW 152nd Street, Miami FL 33177, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Naval Air Station Richmond (within shouting distance of this marker); The Town of Peters (approx. 3.2 miles away); The Perrine Land Grant (approx. 3.4 miles away); Silver Palm Historic District (approx. 5.3 miles away); Special Agent Jerry Dove, Special Agent Benjamin Grogan
U.S. Car No. 1, Ferdinand Magellan image. Click for full size.
By Marsha A. Matson, May 3, 2014
2. U.S. Car No. 1, Ferdinand Magellan
(approx. 5.4 miles away); Old Cutler Road (approx. 5.4 miles away); Chinese Bridge (approx. 5.7 miles away); Cooper Residence (approx. 5.7 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Ferdinand Magellan, Presidential Rail Car, U.S. Number 1. A National Historic Landmark, Gold Coast Railroad Museum (Submitted on May 5, 2014.) 

2. Ferdinand Magellan Railcar. Wikipedia (Submitted on May 5, 2014.) 
 
Categories. Railroads & Streetcars
 
Seal of U.S. President on the Ferdinand Magellan image. Click for full size.
By Marsha A. Matson, May 3, 2014
3. Seal of U.S. President on the Ferdinand Magellan
Magellan (far right) with other trains at Gold Coast Railroad Museum image. Click for full size.
By Marsha A. Matson, May 3, 2014
4. Magellan (far right) with other trains at Gold Coast Railroad Museum
Gold Coast Railroad Museum image. Click for full size.
By Marsha A. Matson, May 3, 2014
5. Gold Coast Railroad Museum
Gold Coast Railroad Museum Seals image. Click for full size.
By Marsha A. Matson, May 3, 2014
6. Gold Coast Railroad Museum Seals
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 4, 2014, by Marsha A. Matson of Palmetto Bay, Florida. This page has been viewed 376 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on May 4, 2014, by Marsha A. Matson of Palmetto Bay, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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