Location Information
(for the Union Station)
Name:Union Station [Illinois Central Railroad Depot]
Address:Whitworth Ave. (Railroad Park)
City/County:Brookhaven, Lincoln County
Architectural Information
Construction Date:1907
Registration Information
NR Listing Date:21 Aug 1980
NR District Name:Downtown Brookhaven
NR Status:Previously Listed
Element No.:78.2
View National Register Nomination Form
Mississippi Landmark Information
Designated:12-14-1989
Recorded:01-16-1990
Book/Vol. No.:V. 852, p. 174
Context/Comments
Brookhaven was founded by Samuel Jayne in the year 1818 and it became a railroad terminal after 1851. The Brookhaven, Jackson & Great Northern Railroad (now Illinois Central) completed its tracks through Brookhaven in March 1858. This depot was built in 1907 and designed by Frank Chase, a prolific architect from Chicago who designed a number of depots for Illinois Central Railroad.