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Wetumpka in Elmore County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

Wetumpka L&N Depot

 
 
Wetumpka L&N Depot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 20, 2013
1. Wetumpka L&N Depot Marker
Inscription. The Louisville & Nashville Depot was built in Wetumpka in 1906 and exemplifies the L&N plan for small town depots. The station served as a passenger and freight depot until service was terminated in the 1930s and as a freight depot until 1973. In 1975 it was purchased by the First United Methodist Church of Wetumpka.

National Register of Historic Places July 1, 1975
 
Erected 1988 by Alabama Historical Commission.
 
Location. 32° 32.471′ N, 86° 12.69′ W. Marker is in Wetumpka, Alabama, in Elmore County. Marker is at the intersection of North Broad Street and West Coosa Street, on the right when traveling north on North Broad Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 281 North Broad Street, Wetumpka AL 36092, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Wetumpka Methodist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); First Baptist Church of Wetumpka (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Wetumpka Light Guard (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wetumpka's Bridges (approx. ¼ mile away);
L&N Depot image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, August 20, 2013
2. L&N Depot
Welton Blanton Doby High School (approx. 0.4 miles away); Elmore County Vietnam War Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Wetumpka Historical Marker (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wetumpka.
 
Categories. Railroads & Streetcars
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 20, 2013, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 376 times since then and 67 times this year. Last updated on May 25, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 20, 2013, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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