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Toccoa in Stephens County, Georgia — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Hudgins Furniture

circa 1946

 
 
Hudgins Furniture Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, October 6, 2021
1. Hudgins Furniture Marker
Inscription.  
Originally built by Jewell Hudgins, this Classic Revival style building housed Hudgins Furniture for 63 years. J.B. and Elaine Hudgins sold the building in 2003 to 1st Franklin Financial.
Presented by the City of Toccoa

 
Erected by City of Toccoa, Georgia.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1946.
 
Location. 34° 34.772′ N, 83° 19.661′ W. Marker is in Toccoa, Georgia, in Stephens County. Marker is on Doyle Street west of North Hill Street, on the right when traveling west. Marker is mounted at eye-level near the east (right) corner of the front façade. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 49 Doyle Street, Toccoa GA 30577, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Troup's Studio (within shouting distance of this marker); McBath Home (within shouting distance of this marker); R. L. Smith Furniture and Appliance (within shouting distance of this marker); Harper Home (within shouting distance of this
1st Franklin Financial plaque image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, October 6, 2021
2. 1st Franklin Financial plaque
(marker mounted at eye-level just left of the front entrance)
Jewell B. Hudgins Building
Built 1946
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marker); Stephens Federal Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); Western Auto Associate Store (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Barron and Lawrence 5 and 10 Cent Store (about 300 feet away); Red Apple Grocery / Sears (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Toccoa.
 
Regarding Hudgins Furniture. Contributing property, Toccoa Downtown Historic District, National Register of Historic Places #11000879.
 
Also see . . .  Historic Plaque Program. Main Street Toccoa website entry:
The business was started when Mr. Jewell Hudgins bought out Gower Furniture. This was originally a two-story building with 10,000 square feet; the 3rd story being added in 1957 making the building 15,000 square feet. The building on the side was added later, in 1985, bringing the total square footage up to 20,000. It was one of the first buildings in town to have an elevator. (Submitted on November 6, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Hudgins Furniture Building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, October 6, 2021
3. Hudgins Furniture Building
(marker visible near east [right] corner of the front façade)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 2, 2022. It was originally submitted on November 6, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 42 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 6, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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Aug. 9, 2022