Union Station & Riverfront Park

Union Station & Riverfront Park (HMEW4)

Location: Montgomery, AL 36104 Montgomery County
Country: United States of America

N 32° 22.848', W 86° 18.744'

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Transportation center of Montgomery located in this area for many years. First steamboat, the "Harriet," landing nearby 1821. City wharf Constructed at landing place 1823. First railroad, Montgomery & West Point R.R., developed ca. 1840. By 1900 most major railroads in Central Alabama had connections here. Union Station and Tunnel connection to river landing built 1897. Because of decline in river traffic, Tunnel closed 1930. With development of Riverfront Park 1970's, Tunnel reopened. Ramp reopened 1981.
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HM NumberHMEW4
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Year Placed1981
Placed ByAlabama Historical Association
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 3:46am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 564678 N 3582853
Decimal Degrees32.38080000, -86.31240000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 22.848', W 86° 18.744'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 22' 50.88" N, 86° 18' 44.64" W
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Area Code(s)334
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 238-246 Commerce St, Montgomery AL 36104, US
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