Scottsboro Depot Museum

The Scottsboro Freight Depot is one of three remaining pre-Civil War depots in Alabama.
Built by the Memphis and Charleston Railroad in 1861, the Scottsboro depot saw active service for 132 years.

On January 8, 1865, Union troops defended the building against siege by Confederate infantry and artillery. Damage from the skirmish is still visible.

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Location

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Latitude: 34.674921 Longitude: -86.034626 Elevation: 633 ft
the best travel advice comes from the people who live here
Angie Pierce

Hours Open

Hours: Fridays, 10 am to 2 pm or by appointment.

Time Period Represented

1800's

Seasons Open

Year round

Visitor Fees

Free

ADA Accessibility Notes

Yes

How to Get There

Corner of N Houston and E Maple Streets.

Comments

On your Scottsboro Depot Museum page, please update the URL for the museum's homepage to be http://jchaweb.org/depot/depotindex.html. Our old URL was hacked and now points to fraudulent site.

David Bradford, 11/3/2018

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