Seaboard Air Line Passenger Station

Seaboard Air Line Passenger Station (HM4QI)

Location: Columbia, SC 29201 Richland County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 0.007', W 81° 2.533'

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[Front of Marker]:
This depot, built by the Seaboard Air Line Railwayin 1904, was the third passenger depot built inColumbia, following the South Carolina RailroadDepot on Gervais St., built about 1850, and theUnion Station on Main St., built in 1902. This depot and its adjacent baggage room was an alternativeto Union Station, which served passengers on the Atlantic Coast Line and Southern Railway.

[Reverse of Marker]:
This depot and baggage room were listed in theNational Register of Historic Places in 1983 aspart of the West Gervais Street Historic District.They served passengers on the Seaboard Air LineRailway (later the Seaboard Coast Line Railroad)until 1991. The relocation of the tracks acrossGervais Street was an important step in the revitalization of the Congaree Vista in the 1980s and 1990s.
HM NumberHM4QI
Marker Number40-125
Year Placed2003
Placed ByColumbia Development Corp
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 7:06am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 496101 N 3762169
Decimal Degrees34.00011667, -81.04221667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 0.007', W 81° 2.533'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 0' 0.42" N, 81° 2' 31.98" W
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Area Code(s)704, 803
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 699 Lady St, Columbia SC 29201, US
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