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Scottsboro Depot Museum

Historic Site or Trail
Freedom Light Productions

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The Scottsboro Freight Depot is one of three remaining pre-Civil War depots in Alabama.
Built by the Memphis and Charleston Railroad in 1861, the Scottsboro depot saw active service for 132 years.

On January 8, 1865, Union troops defended the building against siege by Confederate infantry and artillery. Damage from the skirmish is still visible.

How to Get There

Corner of N Houston and E Maple Streets.

Time Period Represented



Hours: Fridays, 10 am to 2 pm or by appointment.

Seasons Open

Year round


Visitor Fees


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