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Stovall Mill Covered Bridge

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Address: Highway 255, Helen, GA 30571
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+1 706-865-3225

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totally ruined

this bridge is totally wrecked by graffiti. You lose all sense of history when you step anywhere close to it.

3 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
taraeire
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Kimberling City, Missouri
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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Older bridge and very well preserved, I love it. It hurts people writing in the woods. The river is very small with fresh and clear water.

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Kimberling City, Missouri
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32 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this bridge is totally wrecked by graffiti. You lose all sense of history when you step anywhere close to it.

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Central Florida, Florida
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14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This bridge is so unique and provides many photo opportunities. However, it has been vandalized with graffiti for a number of years. It is so sad to see it in this state. I believe it is still worth a visit. If you can see past the graffiti you will see a unique structure that you don't get to see every... More 

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Thank ItsCrabbie
Leicester
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11 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

We were so saddened by the graffiti left on this beautiful piece of history. There should be more done to highlight this area.

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Thank Cathy R
Walterboro, South Carolina, United States
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257 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017

We knew ahead of time that this bridge was vandalized. It didn't really set in until we went there. This place is beautiful and I hate so much that its been damaged over the years by vandals. I don't even know if it would be possible to restore it and keep it that way. You can tell it's stood the... More 

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Thank Faith N
Ft Lauderdale
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

Once we finally arrived, we were shocked at the amount of graffiti on the bridge. What was worse, there was a family looking for their signage from a previous visit. Although I'm sure it was pristine at one time, I'm also sure it was magnificent in its original state. Lovely brook ran underneath it.

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Thank Meant2B
Georgiana, Alabama
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

Yes, the graffiti was shameful and distracting, but I still enjoyed visiting the bridge. It was magnificent, and the smell of aged wood was heaven to my senses. I also got to log a. Geocache near the bridge.

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Thank Sarah M
Gainesville, Florida
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

I was very disappointed that this landmark has been vandalized with graffiti so badly. It was still worth the short drive out to see it. The stream is very peaceful. The entire inside is covered with graffiti, so I could only get good pictures of the outside.

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Thank LoveUFLoveFLA
Columbia, South Carolina
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 December 2016

As others have mentioned, the entire inside of the bridge is covered in graffiti. The outside is mostly clean and good for pictures.

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Thank Kristin S
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31 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

This is.... Rather was a beautiful bridge that has been disfigured by graffiti. The camera surveillance apparently went up way too late. There is an historical marker which tells the bridge history. Stepping inside you sense the age of the wood and notice the handmade nails in the floor boards. If you can stop being so distracted by the graffiti... More 

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