Red Hollow Road

Red Hollow Road (HM9GF)

Location: Martin, GA 30557 Stephens County
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N 34° 29.02', W 83° 11.068'

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Winding along a ridge from the mouth of Broad River to the head at Tugalo, RED HOLLOW ROAD evolved from the noted trace, UPPER CHEROKEE PATH, and became part of a complex pioneer road system.

In 1736-1737, Oglethorpe had River Road laid out to Augusta from Savannah; it was Georgia`s first long road built by white men. At Augusta, River Road joined UPPER CHEROKEE PATH whose origins are lost in antiquity. From Augusta northward to Petersburg, the PATH became Petersburg Road. The PATH crossed not a single stream for approximately 70 miles between Petersburg and Toccoa. Continuing north throughAmandaville, Eagle Grove, and Aquilla to a point near Martin, the PATH became RED HOLLOW ROAD. The ROAD intersected at Toccoa with Unicoi Turnpike which raninto East Tennessee. The ROAD at Toccoa also had a spur, Locust Stake Road, which ran to the Ga.-N.C. line.

The track of Southern R.R., completed in 1878, cut RED HOLLOW ROAD 13 times between Toccoa and Martin including the station intersection at Hayes Crossing,Eastonollee, and Avalon.
HM NumberHM9GF
Year Placed1986
Placed ByMartin Lions Club, Martin Woman's Club, and Stephens County Historical Society
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Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 2:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 299402 N 3817951
Decimal Degrees34.48366667, -83.18446667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 29.02', W 83° 11.068'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 29' 1.20" N, 83° 11' 4.08" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1215 Walters Rd E, Martin GA 30557, US
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