Berea to host 21st Annual L&N Day at historic railroad depot

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A freight train whizzes by exhibitors and visitors during a past L&N Day in Berea. 

BEREA — History will come alive on Saturday, August 7, during the 21st Annual L&N Day.

According to a release from Berea Tourism, the event will welcome current and retired railroad employees, train buffs, and kids of all ages in celebrating the last brick L&N Railroad Depot still standing between Cincinnati and Knoxville.

Built in 1917, this historic depot, now home to the Berea Welcome Center, will be filled with memorabilia for show and sale, with exhibitors from three states, working model trains, games and activities for children, family photo opportunities, and more, a release stated.

Visitors can collect a commemorative ticket and watch freight trains cruise by just a few feet from the platform.

The event will take place in the heart of the Old Town Artisan Village, 3 Artist Circle, in Berea from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For more information call 1-800-598-5263 or visit the web at www.visitberea.com.

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