Savannah History Museum

Local nameSavannah History Museum
LocationSavannah, Georgia, United States

Central of Georgia Depot and Trainshed is a former passenger depot and trainshed constructed in 1860 by the Central of Georgia Railway before the outbreak of the American Civil War. This pair of buildings was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1976, a listing that was expanded in 1978 to the Central of Georgia Railroad: Savannah Shops and Terminal Facilities.Located on the northwest corner of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard and Louisville Road in the city's historic downtown, the red brick passenger terminal of the CofG complex houses the Savannah Visitor Center and the Savannah History Museum. The site complex includes several notable structures, including cotton yard, a blacksmith shop, a brick viaduct and the trainshed, as well as an office car and caboose. It is owned by the Coastal Heritage Society, a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the cultural heritage of coastal Georgia and adjacent regions.

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Savannah History Museum @ John Cobb

More information and contact

Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Central_of_Georgia_Depot_and_Trainshed

Coastal Herritage Society website http://www.chsgeorgia.org/home.cfm/page/SavannahHistoryMuseum.htm

Email shm@chsgeorgia.org

Phone +1 912 651 6825

Address 303 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd Savannah, GA 31401, USA

Coordinates 32°4'34.32" N -81°5'59.64" E

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