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Address: Athens, GA

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Art in a Field

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.

Reviewed 1 week ago
Naples, Florida
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Naples, Florida
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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.

Thank cordyroy
2 reviews
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.

Thank William M
Buffalo, Wy
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7 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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
St. Petersburg, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
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!!!

Thank beth ann h
Evans, Ga
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
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 item that use to be on UGA's campus and was moved in the 50's. Most... More 

Thank tleeEvans
Athens, Georgia
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33 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
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 really needs to be closer to the road and have parking nearby if you seriously... More 

Thank RetiredDawg
2 reviews
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 controversial years ago, but today it is beautiful in all it's glory in a simple... More 

Thank lessymac_R
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016

I can remember as a kid driving by this odd sculptor in the middle of the field outside of Watkinsville. I think that it has moved but it is still interesting.

Thank MaineMoke
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213 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 June 2016

Originally this sculpture was at the UGA Campus. Many years ago was given away and this Farmer,very near the city limits of Greensboro place in a very High spot near Highway 44.

1 Thank Christian F
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150 reviews
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Reviewed 19 May 2016

A large statue of an iron horse; not a destination, but if you happen to drive by it makes for a brief "wow, look an iron horse!" from your 4 year old.

Thank pesheff

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