Red Oak Church

Red Oak Church (HMG6B)

Location: Covington, GA 30014 Newton County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 26.502', W 83° 50.706'

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Red Oak Church was established between 1803, when the Indians left this area, and late 1821, when Newton County was formed. The church grounds originally contained 4 acres, including the spring behind the church. The first building, between the present church and spring, was built of red oak logs, from which the church name is derived. Lorenzo Dow, on his mission to Georgia in 1803, is thought to have preached here and been instrumental in organizing the church. The present building is over 100 years old. Among the earliest graves in the cemetery is that of Major Lewis Hogg, Revolutionary soldier, buried in September 1828.
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HM NumberHMG6B
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number107-2
Year Placed1956
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 9:50am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 235511 N 3703876
Decimal Degrees33.44170000, -83.84510000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 26.502', W 83° 50.706'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 26' 30.12" N, 83° 50' 42.36" W
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Area Code(s)404, 678, 770
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 95 FFA FHA Camp Rd, Covington GA 30014, US
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