Normal Depot

Normal Depot (HM1KY9)

Location: Memphis, TN 38111 Shelby County
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N 35° 6.981', W 89° 56.302'

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Southern Railway's Normal Depot was completed in time for the dedication of the West Tennessee Normal School on September 10, 1912. A brick Craftsman-style building with a tiled hip roof, it was a commuter station with separate white and "colored" waiting rooms. Baggage of arriving Normal School students was hauled to their dormitories via mule-drawn wagon. During World War II, trainloads of wounded personnel arrived at Normal Depot for transport to the nearby Kennedy Army Hospital. The Depot was decommissioned in December 1949, purchased by Memphis State College for $200 and dismantled.
HM NumberHM1KY9
Year Placed2011
Placed ByThe University of Memphis and the Shelby County Historical Comission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, June 6th, 2015 at 2:03pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 232209 N 3889898
Decimal Degrees35.11635000, -89.93836667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 35° 6.981', W 89° 56.302'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds35° 6' 58.86" N, 89° 56' 18.12" W
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Area Code(s)901
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3647-3763 Walker Ave, Memphis TN 38111, US
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