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So driving along a two lane road outside of Watkinsville, GA pops up this IRON HORSE statue in the middle of a field!!!! With visitors parking!!!! Hahaha!!! So stop because it is... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
beth ann h
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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St. Petersburg, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

So driving along a two lane road outside of Watkinsville, GA pops up this IRON HORSE statue in the middle of a field!!!! With visitors parking!!!! Hahaha!!! So stop because it is pretty cool!!! Climb on it carefully and take a picture!!!

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Evans, Ga
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Stopped hear while in the area. Very interesting to see this large iron horse structure in a random field. Have a nice parking area and a walk path to the horse. Did not see any plague explaining about this art piece. Apparently it is a item that use to be on UGA's campus and was moved in the 50's. Most... More 

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Athens, Georgia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 September 2016

Hard to believe this is actually a listed attraction. If you don't know it's there you will miss it for sure while driving from Athens to Greensboro on Hiway 15. At least it is up on a mound so you can see it but it really needs to be closer to the road and have parking nearby if you seriously... More 

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Thank RetiredDawg
Georgia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

This horse is out of the way, really out of the way! But I found it awe inspiring, out in the middle of a field, and yes, it's on private property, very grateful they let people visit. I can see how it would have been controversial years ago, but today it is beautiful in all it's glory in a simple... More 

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Thank lessymac_R
Maine
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 June 2016

I can remember as a kid driving by this odd sculptor in the middle of the field outside of Watkinsville. I think that it has moved but it is still interesting.

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Thank MaineMoke
Oxford,Ms
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

Originally this sculpture was at the UGA Campus. Many years ago was given away and this Farmer,very near the city limits of Greensboro place in a very High spot near Highway 44.

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Thank Christian F
Bulgaria
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 May 2016

A large statue of an iron horse; not a destination, but if you happen to drive by it makes for a brief "wow, look an iron horse!" from your 4 year old.

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Thank pesheff
Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

Love this sculpture in the middle of a large corn field. What a fun place to visit. We climbed it and took pictures lol, just because it's sturdy and so out there. Definitely a highlight of the day.

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Townsend, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 April 2016

The Iron Horse has a special place in my heart, and I always look for him as I round the curves on Hwy 15 going toward or away from Athens/Watkinsville. I think the owner is trying to eliminate foot traffic to the IH at this point in time; can hardly blame him as it is his personal property which he... More 

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Thank Diane C
Athens, Georgia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2016

You will be suprised to see this on the side of the highway in the middle of a field of corn or whatever is being grown this year. It is a modern art horse, that legend has it, and no one is telling any other, that students complained so much about it they dropped it off in this field, it... More 

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