The Ultimate Guide To Asheville and the Western North Carolina Mountains
The Ultimate Guide to Asheville & the Western North Carolina Mountains

The Online Version of the Best-selling Regional Guidebook
 

Susanna Pantas, Artist

 Morganton
1916 Railroad Depot

Pen & Ink Drawings of Biltmore Estate, by Lee James Pantas

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   The Morganton 1916 Railroad Depot was built in 1886, and restored to 1916 appearance in 2004. The Depot is open to the public on Saturdays and features exhibits of original station master and railroad equipment memorabilia and photos from the 19th-20th centuries. The Depot is maintained by the History Museum of Burke County.

Website: Morganton 1916 Railroad Depot
Location:
 
Morganton NC
Distance: 1 hours from Asheville
Address: 624 South Green Street, Morganton NC 28655
Telephone: 828-437-1777
Hours: Saturdays 2-04 p.m., other times by appointment
Allow: 30 minutes - 1 hour
Nearby: History Museum of Burke County, Burke Arts Council Jailhouse Gallery, Old Burke Co. Courthouse Heritage Museum
Directions: From Asheville take I-40 East to Morganton. Get off at exit 103 onto US 64 towards Morganton. Within one mile turn left at Burkemont Avenue, turn right at West Flemming Drive and then slight left at South Sterling Street. Continue onto South Green Street.

 

 

 

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