Donna Richter
May 10, 2018

Train Depot to serve as public market/event venue

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In order to keep the historical significance of the railroad to the formation of Rock Hill, a "Train Depot" themed building could be built to serve as a public market and event venue. (Ideally, the area would have more open spaces than the photo below). In addition, it would be a great place to incorporate some of the other historical information about Rock Hill. The red caboose could sit near the train depot to create visual awareness of the venue.

 

 

Brandeis Green
May 10, 2018

The idea of the "train depot" originated with the history of Rock Hill. The White and Black families agreed to the request by the Charlotte and Columbia Railroad to come through their properties. They believed this would be advantageous to them both and it did. With the railroad came a post office and other establishments. Rock Hill became a town.

Brandeis Green
May 10, 2018

By the way, the picture of the train depot above is along the Spanish Moss Trail in Beaufort, SC. This is a wonderful designated bike/pedestrian trail.

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