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Iron horse in the middle of a field

This sculpture was once on the UGA Campus but was hatred and vandalized so they moved it down the... read more

Reviewed 25 January 2018
gashrink
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Athens, Georgia
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Great little stop. I have passed this iron horse for my entire life when traveling from Athens to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
DorothyH692
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Athens, Georgia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great little stop. I have passed this iron horse for my entire life when traveling from Athens to Greensboro. I always smiled when I passed by. I finally stopped. I am very happy to see there is parking and you can go up and take...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank DorothyH692
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Story goes, the sculptor created and donated to UGA. The students did not like it and use to build non fires under it. The sculptor got mad and removed the horse, mounting in its present location with the horses rear end pointing towards Athens.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 24 September 2018

I think TripAdvisor needs someone to curate their lists! This is just a quick stop, and I wouldn't recommend it to people who aren't already in the Watkinsville area, visiting the UGA farm, or who aren't super into UGA history. The statue is located at...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Huey L
Reviewed 18 July 2018

The iron horse is a neat land mark that has been sitting in a corn field off highway 15 between Watkinsville and Greensboro for many years. It was given to University of Georgia as a gift and possible mascot but was not accepted back then....More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank jwmcrazynurse
Reviewed 12 July 2018

A horse sculpture in the middle of a field. That's about all there is to it. You can walk up to it and you can take photos, so that's kinda cool.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank BethMorrison6
Reviewed 18 June 2018

This sculpture was apparently on UGA's campus at first, but moved here to a field, pretty much in the middle of nowhere. You drive out to the sculpture, look at it, climb on it if you like, contemplate the meaning of life, and go home.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank myszka0611
Reviewed 14 May 2018

At the last minute, I decided to go view the sunset at Iron Horse. The map feature on my iPhone took me right to it...I just failed to look left. I was focused on the sign that said "Iron Horse." After a short walk to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank GracedGirls
Reviewed 4 March 2018

There sits this huge Iron horse sculpture that sits in a beautiful field.... Plenty of parking and you can walk right up and touch....sit on it for pictures. fun family time

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Yankeedawg1
Reviewed 16 February 2018

Literally. An odd thing to come across but my grand-daughters enjoyed the experience. It is fascinating.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank JohnB57Jonesboro
Reviewed 25 January 2018

This sculpture was once on the UGA Campus but was hatred and vandalized so they moved it down the road and stuck it in the middle of a field. there now is a driveway so you can get closer, Since it has moved over the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
3  Thank gashrink
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JoanneB202
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UGA Iron Horse Plant Science Farm 7861 Athens Hwy (Hwy 15) Watkinsville, Ga. 30677
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