Rio Grande Station (Rio Grande, New Jersey)

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Rio Grande Station
Rio Grande Station, relabeled as "Cold Spring" Station for the Cape May Seashore Lines
Rio Grande Station (Rio Grande, New Jersey) is located in Cape May County, New Jersey
Rio Grande Station (Rio Grande, New Jersey)
Location Historic Cold Spring Village, 720 US Route 9, Lower Township, New Jersey
Coordinates 38°58′31″N 74°54′41″W / 38.97528°N 74.91139°W / 38.97528; -74.91139Coordinates: 38°58′31″N 74°54′41″W / 38.97528°N 74.91139°W / 38.97528; -74.91139
Area 0.1 acres (0.040 ha)
Built 1894
Architectural style Queen Anne
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 07000047[1]
NJRHP # 3047[2]
Significant dates
Added to NRHP February 13, 2007
Designated NJRHP December 19, 2006

Rio Grande Station is a historic passenger station located in Lower Township, Cape May County, New Jersey, United States. The station was built in 1894 by the West Jersey Railroad in nearby Rio Grande, New Jersey. Subsequently the station served passengers on the Pennsylvania-Reading Seashore Lines.[3]

The Rio Grande Station was donated to Cold Spring Village, a history museum in Lower Township, and it was moved to the museum site in 1975. It now operates as a seasonal heritage railroad station for the Cape May Seashore Lines.[3] The station was added to the National Register of Historic Places on February 13, 2007.

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  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ "New Jersey and National Registers of Historic Places - Cape May County". New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection - Historic Preservation Office. July 7, 2009. p. 19. Retrieved March 24, 2010. 
  3. ^ a b Historic Cold Spring Village. "Rio Grande Railroad Station." Accessed 2011-06-24.