Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Cunningham Railroad Station

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This railroad station once stood in the Cunningham Community of northwest Person County, North Carolina. Waverly is the center of this community. At one time there existed a Cunningham Station on the Richmond and Danville Railroad which passed through this community, then to the west through Semora and Milton in Caswell County. See the web page for the cemetery located at Waverly. Gazetteer includes: "Named for John W. Cunningham, local landowner and planter. Post office, Cunningham's Store, est. as early as 1822."