>>>———>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.
|Series||This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series|
|Placed By||Georgia Historical Commission|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Thursday, September 11th, 2014 at 9:50am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 235511 N 3703876|
|Decimal Degrees||33.44170000, -83.84510000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 33° 26.502', W 83° 50.706'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||33° 26' 30.12" N, 83° 50' 42.36" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||404, 678, 770|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 95 FFA FHA Camp Rd, Covington GA 30014, US|
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