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Poinsett Bridge

Little Gap Creek, Greenville, SC
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quiet and relaxing

the poinsett bridge is a stone marvel preserved on the old road from greenville to asheville... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
rusty a
History and Nature

A little off the beaten path, but worth the trip. This stone bridge, made on the side of a mountain... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Apex, North Carolina
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Little Gap Creek, Greenville, SC
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Reviewed 3 days ago

the poinsett bridge is a stone marvel preserved on the old road from greenville to asheville. usually no one is here and you can just enjoy the solitude

Thank rusty a
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A little off the beaten path, but worth the trip. This stone bridge, made on the side of a mountain and part of the road that led from Asheville NC to Columbia SC was built by hand in the early 19th century. A beautiful location...More

Thank elandja
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son is a Boy Scout who camped right down the road from this, during the summer. He wasn't able to visit it so when we were in the area, we swung by for him. I'm so glad we did. Beautiful historic area. Not a...More

Thank Faith N
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Very cool area and nice place to explore the creek or just sit and soak up the sun. The fact that is is the oldest bridge in SC makes for a great historical area . Lots have been written about the area make sure to...More

Thank Madmimi70
Reviewed 6 September 2017

We made a half a day trip visiting Campbell's Covered Bridge and Poinsett Bridge. It was a great way to spend a Sunday afternoon. Poinsett is the oldest bridge in South Carolina. It is easy to access, parking on the left of the road and...More

Thank lynyrdb
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Actually was not too hard to find. Pictures do not do it justice. A real treasure in the woods and easy to imagine going back 200 years.

Thank John L
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

This bridge was built in 1820 as part of the main highway to Asheville, which I found quite fascinating as how different it is now. This was the second time I'd been here. The first was while I was in college. My art professor brought...More

1  Thank Erin M
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

Drove about 5-10 miles off of Hwy 25. Look for the black rod iron fence or you'll miss it. Interesting rock bridge built in 1820. Easy to walk down on stairs.

Thank Diane D
Reviewed 25 July 2017

We drove to the bridge while spending the summer in the Hendersonville/Flat Rock area, and it was well worth the short trip down across the border. When you visit this place, don't expect to see a spectacular piece of ancient architecture, like Roman ruins. Just...More

Thank AlPhD
Reviewed 12 July 2017

For history enthusiasts, this is a very nice site. The stone bridge is old and is just off the main road, easily accessable.

Thank cws_design
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