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Stovall Mill Covered Bridge

Highway 255, Helen, GA 30571
+1 706 865 3225
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Ranked #16 of 20 Attractions in Helen
Type: Bridges, Landmarks
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Type: Bridges, Landmarks

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Columbia, South Carolina
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55 reviews 55 reviews
9 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Nothing fantastic, they have some picnic benches. We stopped, snapped a few photos, and left. The drive out there is very scenic though and I think it's worth driving out to see while you're in Helen, if for no other reason than to see the surrounding area. The graffiti was disappointing as other reviews have mentioned; if they cleaned it... More 

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Raleigh NC
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

Nothing to really see and do here except to see the covered bridge. It is no longer in use and there is a small sign that tells just a tad about the bridge. There is quite a bit of history about this bridge that I happen to read in a local paper.

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Palm Bay, Florida
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78 reviews 78 reviews
19 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

I love covered bridges so this was a fun fund for me. It is a shame that the surrounding grounds have not been cared for too much and that the bridge itself is covered with graffiti. Drive slowly because you will miss it!

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Montgomery
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

The bridge has graffiti all over it. It has been repaired with new boards that have graffiti on it as well. It is so disappointing for something of historical meaning to be defaced. If you are into covered bridges for history & happen to go to Anna Ruby Falls, you might want to take a short stop here otherwise it... More 

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Warner Robins, Georgia
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60 reviews 60 reviews
21 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

The bridge is very short and not much to see but I love old mills and covered bridges so I enjoyed seeing it.

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Anderson, South Carolina, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

It just doesnt have the same historic feel that it would if it wasnt covered in grafitti. Plus, it was rebuilt so again, takes away from the old authenticity. Still a worthwhile stop on the way thru.

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Flagstaff, Arizona
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Well, if you're not paying attention, you'll miss it! There isn't a big sign to say - turn off here! It is something to check out, doesn't take much time and is free.

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Madison, Alabama
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513 reviews 513 reviews
227 attraction reviews
294 helpful votes 294 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We visited this bridge because it's on the tourism to-do list for Helen GA and I felt compelled. The stream is lovely and the historic plaque marker adds value to the visit but the bridge itself was uninspiring. The distance spanned is unremarkable and the graffiti is an eyesore. The drive to and from the bridge was pleasant enough and... More 

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Columbus, Georgia
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236 reviews 236 reviews
99 attraction reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

If you're in the area, and you like covered bridges, stop and take a picture. It's historic, but small. It straddles a pretty stream so other photo opportunities are available.

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Charleston
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

And you can drive right past it, if you're not watching carefully. A nice piece of history that has been so defaced by grafitti that it is hard to get a good photo. It is also in such disrepair that I would not chance walking in it. Such a shame...

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