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Sunset View

At the last minute, I decided to go view the sunset at Iron Horse. The map feature on my iPhone... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
GracedGirls
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Pike Road, Alabama
Iron sculpture

There sits this huge Iron horse sculpture that sits in a beautiful field.... Plenty of parking and... read more

Reviewed 5 March 2018
gand9480
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Athens, Georgia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

At the last minute, I decided to go view the sunset at Iron Horse. The map feature on my iPhone took me right to it...I just failed to look left. I was focused on the sign that said "Iron Horse." After a short walk to...More

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Reviewed 5 March 2018

There sits this huge Iron horse sculpture that sits in a beautiful field.... Plenty of parking and you can walk right up and touch....sit on it for pictures. fun family time

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Reviewed 16 February 2018

Literally. An odd thing to come across but my grand-daughters enjoyed the experience. It is fascinating.

Thank JohnB57Jonesboro
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Reviewed 25 January 2018

This sculpture was once on the UGA Campus but was hatred and vandalized so they moved it down the road and stuck it in the middle of a field. there now is a driveway so you can get closer, Since it has moved over the...More

2  Thank gashrink
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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

1  Thank Lisa B
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Reviewed 30 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

1  Thank FredL757
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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.

1  Thank Justin B
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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.

2  Thank cordyroy
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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.

2  Thank William M
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Reviewed 18 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.

1  Thank Nancy M B
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JoanneB202
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UGA Iron Horse Plant Science Farm 7861 Athens Hwy (Hwy 15) Watkinsville, Ga. 30677
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