Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Cowan Railroad Museum

Marker ID: THC 2E 78
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


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