U.S. National Register of Historic Places Dedication Marker for the Lake Wales Train Depot
Lake Wales Depot Historic Marker
Lake Wales (Fla.)
The U.S. National Register of Historic Places dedication marker for the Lake Wales Train Depot. The Lake Wales Train Depot, which is currently the Lake Wales Depot Museum, was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places, along with several other buildings in Lake Wales, Florida, in 1990. The train depot was built in 1928 by R. W. Burrows Construction Company. It was the second train depot to be constructed along the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad (ACL) in Lake Wales. It was built to house the large influx of train traffic through the city. The Lake Wales Depot Museum is located at 325 South Scenic Highway.
Original color digital image by Tyler Campbell, February 21, 2014.
Is Part Of
Central Florida Railroad Depots Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.
1 color digital image
Lake Wales Train Depot, Lake Wales, Florida
Originally created and owned by Tyler Campbell.
Copyright to this resource is held by Tyler Campbell and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.
Dr. Connie L. Lester's American Economic History Undergraduate Class, Spring 2014
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THIS PROPERTY HAS BEEN PLACED ON THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES BY THE UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR