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Creation Date

9-19-2010

Building Name

Millen Freight Depot

Historic District

Downtown Millen Historic District

Description

Millen Freight Depot, GA.

Millen, the county seat for Jenkins County and only minutes from the Ogeechee River, has been a regional hub of transportation in Georgia since 1854 when the railroad came to town.Two major depots located along Cotton Avenue indicate the significance of rail transportation in Millen. The old freight depot at Millen, built in 1868 by the Central of Georgia, provides a historic setting for the local chamber of commerce. Inside is a museum operated by the Jenkins County Historical Society.

Contributing Building - Downtown Millen Historic District - National Register of Historic Places NRIS #96001340

Latitude, Longitude

32.80205556, -81.94321667

Keywords

Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; Millen Freight Depot; Transportation hub; Chamber of Commerce; Museum,Historic district; Jenkins County (Ga.); Railroad depots --- Georgia --- Millen --- Jenkins County.

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