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Hoschton Train Depot (Jackson County)
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N 34° 05.767 W 083° 45.713
17S E 245197 N 3776257
Quick Description: Hoschton Train Depot GHS @ train depot in hoschton 1883 Added on March 31, 2000.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 10/7/2005 3:43:02 PM
Waymark Code: WM28W
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member snake1411
Views: 95

Long Description:
Hoschton Depot (added 2000 - Building - #00000304) 4276 GA 53, Hoschton Historic Significance: Event, Architecture/Engineering Architect, builder, or engineer: Hosch, J. R., Hosch, R.A., et al. Area of Significance: Architecture, Transportation Period of Significance: 1875-1899, 1900-1924, 1925-1949 Owner: Local Gov't Historic Function: Transportation Historic Sub-function: Rail-Related The four Hosch brothers founded Hoschton in 1881 in the hope of influencing the proposed route of the Gainesville, Jefferson, and Southern Railroad. In 1883 this depot was built on land donated by the brothers. The railroad transformed the town and surrounding areas, serving as a catalyst for the development of commerce, agriculturem education, industry, communications, and transportation. The railroad provided a link with other Georgia communities, opened the market for the region's agricultural products, made manufactured goods widely available, and stimulated the growth of buisness, churches, schools, and the town itself. The train service ended in 1947. Current Function: Vacant/Not In Use
Type of Marker: Railroad

Marker #: GHS 78-1

Date: 2002

Sponsor: Erected by the Georgia ´Historical Society, the City of Hoschton, Hoschton´s Women´s Civic Club, and Hosch family descendants.

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