Historic Essex Railway Station, Essex

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Landmark · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
The Essex Railway Station is a historical site which has been restored to the 1907 era. The Station houses a gift shop offering souvenirs, gifts and crafts. Railway artifacts on display, a pedestrian walkway (Heritage Gardens) links the Station to Talbot Street and the downtown area. Annual events include a model train show in February, displays during Fun Fest, Spring garden show in May, Crafts at the Station in December. Meeting/hall space available for rental for groups up to 50. Catering available as well as a caboose available for viewing.
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  • The Historic Essex Railway Station is just off the main street in Essex. The building is charming, small and what you would expect for a building of this time period. The experience of visiting the....  more »
  • We were lucky to have the total attention of the volunteer tour guide today as we explored the Historic Essex Railway Station. There isn't a picture or artifact that doesn't have a good story...  more »
  • This is an architecturally beautiful old stone railway station that survived the big bang of 1906/7 when a rail car loaded with explosives (nitro glycerine) blew up near the station. This solidly...  more »
  • Neat place for the kids to visit. Worth at least seeing once.
  • A great place to visit and learn about it's history.
  • A great place to visit.

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