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Stovall Mill Covered Bridge

Address: Highway 255, Helen, GA 30571
Phone Number: +1 706 865 3225
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Ranked #21 of 35 things to do in Helen
Type: Bridges, Sights & Landmarks
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Type: Bridges, Sights & Landmarks

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Brunswick, Georgia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

A cute small covered bridge that is right by the highway offers parking, picnicking and fishing in a clear mountain stream. We once were able to rent the house on the opposite side of the road. small waterfall and photo opportunities.

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Helen, Georgia
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21 reviews 21 reviews
11 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

This is a beautiful covered bridge with LOTS of history, just like the whole area. The inside is pretty cool; with a multitude of graffiti all over and if you're into the supernatural, well, you may find what you're looking for! Beautiful spot for pictures or just relax by the waters edge.

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Eustis, Florida
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

If you are a "glass half empty" kind of person, do not visit this spot! Our family stopped here for a picnic and we enjoyed this little bridge and the surrounding area.

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Sarasota, Florida
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62 reviews 62 reviews
13 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Experience history and show the kids what life used to be like. It's a great opportunity to show a hands on bit of history that people usually only see in history books or paintings. It is wonderful that this is being preserved.

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Columbia, South Carolina
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60 reviews 60 reviews
11 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

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
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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89 reviews 89 reviews
19 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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
11 helpful votes 11 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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