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By Will DeMarco
Gazette Reporter 

Historic Pullman train depot to undergo conversion


August 2, 2018

The Northern Pacific Train depot in Pullman, built in 1887, was recently purchased by the Whitman County Historical Society with hopes to convert the property into a heritage center focusing on the historical significance of railroads to the area.

The Northern Pacific train depot in Pullman is getting a makeover – one that will tell the story of the town and its co-evolution with the railroads that spanned more than a century.

With hopes to turn the depot into a heritage center, the Whitman County Historical Society purchased the site in March from Meghan Antoni with help from a $300,000 anonymous donation. Antoni acquired the site from her father, the late Dan Antoni, who ran two businesses out of the property as owner for 27 years.

Originally built in 1887, the depot was vital to Pullman's growth. The railroad helped the region'...

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