There’s Only One Remaining Train Station Like This In All Of North Carolina And It’s Magnificent
North Carolina has a rich history in the railroad industry. The very first railroad was chartered in 1834 and ran from Wilmington to Raleigh. Soon, others were chartered and built as well, each with the potential for many stations along the route. One such station, built in 1900, is the only historic train station built in Victorian Queen Anne style remaining in all of North Carolina – and you’ll love it.
Ready to check out this fascinating piece of North Carolina railroad history?
Hamlet Depot and Museums is located at 2 Main St., Hamlet, NC 28345. Admission is free and the museum is open six days a week. The hours are Tuesday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Learn more on the official website.
As a mere point of reference, Hamlet is located 80 miles southwest of Charlotte, 125 miles northwest of Wilmington, and 60 miles southeast of Fayetteville.
Robin Jarvis is a travel and entertainment writer and editor for OnlyInYourState.com with a bachelor's degree in Journalism. Her love for travel has taken her to many parts of the world. She spent more than two decades living on the coast in South Carolina and currently lives in the mountains of North Carolina - although she still makes it back to see family in South Carolina quite often. When she's not working, she loves to hike, kayak, and check out new adventures. Get in touch at [email protected]
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