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Yes I have been down in Penitentiary Hollow, I live within less than a half mile of it. It is now unfortunately not accessible except for hiking. There is what is known as a Indian rock house, A pond known to be where Indians washed Clothes. The rumor was, That when the Trail of Tears was in force, that the Troops moving them they were held here and the troops were able ride around the top, Being the reason, It was called. Penitentiary Hollow. That was what I've heard about the Hollow, If its true are not, I do know what I've seen down there I do have some Photos, but do not know how to upload them. There was always folks Hiking, Riding Horses, Four Wheelers, Access was from Peachtree Rd. (where I Live) and at Cox Gap Church at the foot of Sand Mountain. C.A. Storie

Apr. 4, 2016

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