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Ponchatoula in Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana — The American South (West South Central)
 

Ponchatoula Depot

 
 
Ponchatoula Depot Marker image. Click for full size.
January 7, 2016
1. Ponchatoula Depot Marker
Inscription. Original depot built c. 1854 by New Orleans, Jackson & Great Northern Railroad (later Illinois Central). Burned when Union forces captured town in March 1863. Rebuilt c. 1865. Present depot built in 1894 and remodeled in the 1920's.
 
Erected 1982 by Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism.
 
Location. 30° 26.336′ N, 90° 26.471′ W. Marker is in Ponchatoula, Louisiana, in Tangipahoa Parish. Marker is at the intersection of East Pine Street (State Highway 22) and NE Railroad Avenue, on the left when traveling east on East Pine Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ponchatoula LA 70454, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. PFC Raymond "Mike" Clausen, Jr. (approx. 0.9 miles away); Hammond Junior College (approx. 4.6 miles away); Mt. Vernon Walnut (approx. 4.7 miles away); Peter Hammond (approx. 4.7 miles away); City Of Hammond (approx. 4.9 miles away); Grace Memorial Episcopal Church (approx. 4.9 miles away); Friendship Circle (approx. 5.3 miles away); Site of 1st Classroom Bldg. (approx. 5.3 miles away).
 
Categories. Railroads & StreetcarsWar, US Civil
 
Ponchatoula Depot Marker image. Click for full size.
January 7, 2016
2. Ponchatoula Depot Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 22, 2017. This page originally submitted on January 8, 2016. This page has been viewed 313 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 8, 2016. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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