Oklahoma's National Register of Historic Places

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ID Number 74001667
Historic Name SANTA FE DEPOT
Description of Significance THIS BUILDING IS LISTED ON THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES, 6/05/74.
Current Name SAME
Address 600 EAST MAIN
City SHAWNEE
County POTTAWATOMIE
Lot N/A
Block N/A
Current Section NE 1/4 SEC 19
Township T10N
Range R4E
Type B BUILDING
Historic Function 16A RAIL-RELATED
Current Function 08C MUSEUM
Area Signficance 1 290 TRANSPORTATION
Area Significance 2 030 ARCHITECTURE
Date Prepared 12/01/94
Year Built 1903
Original Site YES
Architect/Builder UNKNOWN
Architectural Style 47 ROMANESQUE
Roof Material CERAMIC TILE
Wall Material SANDSTONE
Window Material WOOD
Door Material WOOD
Decorative Details SANTA FE FRIEZE INSET IN TOWER
Condition EXCELLENT
Comments THE DEPOT IS HISTORICALLY SIGNIFICANT BECAUSE IT REFLECTS THE IMPORTANCE OF RAIL CONNECTIONS FOR SHAWNEE DURING THE PRE-STATEHOOD ERA. THE DEPOT IS ARCHITECTURALLY SIGNIFICANT AS A REPRESENTATION OF THE ROMANESQUE STYLE OF HENRY RICHARDSON.
Restricted N