Utah Historic SiteBuilt in 1923, the Cedar City Railroad Depot is historically significant for its direct association with the railroad and its impact on Cedar City. In addition to stimulating the local iron ore and livestock industries, the railroad connection to Cedar City greatly contributed to the expansion of the tourism industry in southern Utah. As roads to scenic areas were developed, Cedar City became a strategic center for travel to national parks and monuments. The first official train arrived at the new depot on June 27, 1923 and carried numerous dignitaries, including President and Mrs. Warren G. Harding.
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|Placed By||Division of State History|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Monday, October 6th, 2014 at 4:13pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||12S E 318145 N 4172480|
|Decimal Degrees||37.68151667, -113.06230000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 40.891', W 113° 3.738'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 40' 53.46" N, 113° 3' 44.28" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 241 N Main St, Cedar City UT 84721, US|
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