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Calhoun in Gordon County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

The Calhoun Depot

 
 
The Calhoun Depot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, April 23, 2011
1. The Calhoun Depot Marker
Inscription.
Constructed in 1847 by the
Western & Atlantic Rail Road

Purchased by the
City of Calhoun 1990
Roof Donation by the
Calhoun Woman's Club 1991
Renovated by the
City of Calhoun 1996/97

Construction Project Manager
Councilman Paul McEntire

1996/97 City Officials

Mayor John d. Meadows, III
Mayor Pro Tem John D. Shelton, Jr.
Councilman Thomas H. Bond
Councilman Paul McEntire
Councilman James F. Palmer
Councilman Ronald H. Woods

 
Location. 34° 30.118′ N, 84° 57.193′ W. Marker is in Calhoun, Georgia, in Gordon County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of South King Street and Oothcalooga Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located on the west side of the Calhoun Depot. Marker is at or near this postal address: 109 S King St, Calhoun GA 30701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Gordon County (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Calhoun, Ga, May 18, 1864. (approx. 0.2 miles away); Roland Hayes (approx. mile away); Johnston's Rear Guard Stops McPherson
The Calhoun Depot Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, April 23, 2011
2. The Calhoun Depot Marker
(green arrow) marker on side of depot
(approx. 0.8 miles away); Richard Peters Plantation (approx. 2 miles away); Calhoun War Memorial (approx. 2.2 miles away); Sequoyah (approx. 2.2 miles away); Battle of Lay's Ferry (approx. 2.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Calhoun.
 
Categories. Railroads & Streetcars
 
The Calhoun Depot image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, April 23, 2011
3. The Calhoun Depot
The Calhoun Depot Railroad Car image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, April 23, 2011
4. The Calhoun Depot Railroad Car
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 7, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 12, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 245 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 12, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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