Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Cowan Railroad Museum



Marker ID: THC 2E 71
Location: at the intersection of Cumberland Street West (U.S. 41A) and Front Street South, Cowan, TN
County: Franklin
Coordinates: N 35° 9.827    W 086° 0.63
  35.16378333    -86.0105
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



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Built in 1904, the Cowan Railroad Depot handled travelers bound for Nashville and Chattanooga, as well as Sewanee and the Cumberland Plateau, until it closed in 1971. In 1976 the depot was moved from Tennessee Avenue to its present location, now housing t