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Cute Novelty Bridge

The bridge itself is quite unremarkable but the appeal is in the world record held by it. It is... read more

Reviewed today
James C
,
Ringgold, Georgia
If your close, stop for a quick photo

This is a 5 minute stop at most, but kind of interesting. If your going to see Fort Scaur, you can... read more

Reviewed 21 February 2018
Steve L
,
Jamestown
via mobile
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Seventeenth-century Bridge connecting Somerset island with the mainland, reputed to be the world's smallest drawbridge.
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  • Very good19%
  • Average57%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Reviewed today

The bridge itself is quite unremarkable but the appeal is in the world record held by it. It is known as the World's Smallest Working Drawbridge. Worth the look but it is quite small and easy to miss.

Thank James C
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Reviewed 21 February 2018 via mobile

This is a 5 minute stop at most, but kind of interesting. If your going to see Fort Scaur, you can grab the Railway Trail from the fort and quickly get to this bridge for a few pictures. There is a bus stop close by.

Thank Steve L
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

It's so small, we wouldn't have noticed it if our guide hadn't pointed it out. He told us it doesn't open very often. It was a cute novelty to see it anyway.

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Reviewed 23 September 2017

Yes, this is the worlds smallest drawbridge. We were told it only opens 18", enough to allow a sailboat's mast to pass through. If you blink you could miss it passing by, but most tours will take you to the bridge. It is worth seeing...More

Thank ChuckE976
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

In the last four years I have been over this bridge perhaps a dozen times on vans and have never been able to take a picture as you are over it before you know it. Safety there is also a concern because of its very...More

Thank Richard S
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Reviewed 8 August 2017

Well you have to cross this bridge to continue your tour as it links up the island areas. But it's frankly not pretty at all and offers no special vistas.

Thank Thomas V
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Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

The smallest drawbridge in the world opens 18" to allow sailboat masts to pass through. This site was a brief stop on Ricky's Island Tour. A definite point of interest simply because of the small size.

Thank Diane A
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Reviewed 31 May 2017

This is the smallest drawbridge. Once a year, they raise it and lower it. That way they get to keep their claim to fame, but it really isn't in service. If you blinked, you would miss it as you rode over the big bridge.

Thank nlt46
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Reviewed 12 May 2017

We were on our second attempt to cruise to Bermuda: the first time was diverted because of Hurricane Cristobel. On that cruise, we won a copy of a painting of the bridge and we were anxious to visit to take a photo. This year, we...More

Thank kswismer
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Reviewed 13 August 2016

It took me second to image how you could ever use a draw bridge so small. This was built for sail boats. Pretty neat when you think about it. Our Taxi Driver Rodwell "Nine Eggs" Wade (441) 734-9982 took us here as part of a...More

Thank Michael C
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Alice T
5 June 2017|
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Response from kswismer | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, I know nothing about this incident, but I understood that the bridge is still about the way it always was. A very unique site.
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