Historic Landmarks

Address: 401 NASH ST E   Location ID: 56566
Landmark Name:Atlantic Coastline Railroad Passenger and Baggage Depot   Build Date:
Current Owner: RAILROAD PROPERTY 
Historic District Name: Dntn/Tobacco Whse
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Landmark Details: The Mission style architecture of the train station designed by A.M. Griffin exhibits a Flemish influence. The building represents the growth of the transportation industry in Wilson, which paralleled the tobacco boom, and greatly affected the rate of the town's growth. The building is cruciform in plan, with a small square porter's room in the same style to the east. Both buildings have red Spanish terra cotta tile roofs. Restored in 1997, the station operates daily with trains to New York and Florida. Be sure to visit “Miss Rail Rose,” waiting for the train.
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