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Mexican Cross Depot Barn Quilt - Hoschton, GA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ChapterhouseInc
N 34° 05.827 W 083° 45.704
17S E 245213 N 3776368
Quick Description: The historc train station has a barn quilt on the side, it is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 8/25/2010 7:58:53 AM
Waymark Code: WM9J2X
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member macleod1
Views: 4

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
Your Visit:
I spotted this as we passed by. It has not always been there, and I needed this new icon.


Type of Barn: Other

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ChapterhouseInc visited Mexican Cross Depot Barn Quilt - Hoschton, GA 8/21/2010 ChapterhouseInc visited it