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Iron Horse

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Don't Miss This.....

Although technically not in Athens (it's in Watkinsville) this is a don't miss if you are in the... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
Lisa B
Athens, Georgia
Nice Home for the Horse

The Iron Horse stands in a field about 12 miles south of Watkinsville, GA. It is on private... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2017
Athens, Georgia
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“sculpture” (12 reviews)
Athens, GA
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Although technically not in Athens (it's in Watkinsville) this is a don't miss if you are in the area. It's really unique. I won't go into the history here because, well, Google. Pictures don't do it justice. It is one of those things you just...More

Thank Lisa B
Reviewed 29 September 2017

The Iron Horse stands in a field about 12 miles south of Watkinsville, GA. It is on private property. There is room to park just off the busy roadway. Signs are posted to keep people out of the field. It was worth a trip just...More

Thank FredL757
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

This is not even in Athens, let alone Clarke county. It's 15-20 minutes away in Greene County just past the Oconee County line.

Thank Justin B
Reviewed 12 May 2017

For some reason we liked the Iron Horse. Probably some combination of the history and the incongruity of the location. It's approximately 20 miles out of Athens.

1  Thank cordyroy
Reviewed 10 April 2017

All UGA students and graduates need to make the short drive to see the historic Iron Horse, esp since there is now public access to the sculpture.

1  Thank William M
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is not a destination site. It is an iron sculpture in the middle of a field. I have driven past many times, but never would I stop. Nothing to see here.

Thank Nancy M B
Reviewed 29 November 2016

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!!!

1  Thank beth ann h
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...More

Thank tleeEvans
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...More

Thank RetiredDawg
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...More

Thank lessymac_R
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