Ashford Depot

Ashford Depot (HM1E4V)

Location: Ashford, AL 36312 Houston County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 11.006', W 85° 14.258'

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This depot, an example of late 19th century Victorian railroad architecture, was constructed by the Alabama Midland Railroad in March, 1888 as a way station on the Bainbridge-to-Montgomery route. The depot was the only building to survive a devastating 1915 fire which destroyed the original town area parallel to the railroad track. The Ashford Depot Committee has restored the building to its former appearance and has furnished it with original antiques. The depot houses an "Artifacts of the Wiregrass Museum", political history memorabilia and has a community room for use by area citizens.
HM NumberHM1E4V
Year Placed1989
Placed ByThe Historic Chattahoochee Commission and the Ashford Depot Committee
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Date Added Friday, October 10th, 2014 at 4:07pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 667935 N 3451268
Decimal Degrees31.18343333, -85.23763333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 11.006', W 85° 14.258'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 11' 0.36" N, 85° 14' 15.48" W
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Area Code(s)334
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 401 3 Rd Ave, Ashford AL 36312, US
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