San Francisco and North Pacific Railroad Station House-Depot
|Location||1920 Paradise Dr., Tiburon, California|
|Area||less than one acre|
|Architectural style||Greek Revival|
|NRHP reference No.||95000997|
|Added to NRHP||August 4, 1995|
The Tiburon Railroad & Ferry Depot Museum is located at 1920 Paradise Drive, on the waterfront of Tiburon, California. It is located in the former San Francisco and North Pacific Railroad Station House/Depot, a Greek Revival building erected in 1886 by the San Francisco and North Pacific Railroad. Designed to be movable, the building has historically rested in several places, including a wharf, prior to its present location. The railroad removed its major rail and ferry passenger service to Sausalito about 1920, and usage of this building declined; it was abandoned by the railroad in 1939. It was donated to the town in 1989, and has since been restored for use as a museum.It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1995.
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