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Grand Trunk Western Railroad Depot

  • Also Known As: Port Huron-Fort Gratiot also Thomas Edison Depot

  • Address: 520 State St
  • Phone: (810) 455-0035
  • Travel Genus: Sight , Visit
  • Sight Category: Museum



Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1858/00/00 Grand Trunk Western Railway Owner Built
1859/00/00 Thomas Edison Work Thomas Edison sell newspapers and snacks (news butcher) out of the Fort Gratiot depot, 1859-1863.

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Particulars for Grand Trunk Western Railroad Depot:
Sight Category Building
Area of Significance Communications
Criteria Historic Event
Area of Significance Invention
Architectural Style Italianate Villa Revival
Owner Local
Level of Significance National
Criteria Person
Area of Significance Railroad
Historic Use Railroad Depot
Area of Significance Social History
Area of Significance Transportation

US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration:

Registry Name:
Registry Address:
Registry Number: 77001397
Resource Type:
Owner: Local
Architect: unknown
Architectural Style: Other
Attribute: Italian Villa
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Transportation, Communications, Social history, Invention
Applicable Criteria: Event, Person
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Significant Year: 1858
Associated People: Edison,Thomas
Historic Function: Transportation
Historic Sub-Function: Rail-related
Current Function: Industry, processing, extraction
Current Sub-Function:

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