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Ole covered bridge.

This bridge is over 170 years old but has been repaired several time. It was built and designed by... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
Doodleebks
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Manchester, Georgia
History & Beautiful!

Lovely wooden covered bridge ( look at the details in the workmanship)...locals use it to cross... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2017
katork
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Grayson, Georgia
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22 Jul 2018
“Ole covered bridge.”
20 Aug 2017
“History & Beautiful!”
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Reviewed 23 July 2018

This bridge is over 170 years old but has been repaired several time. It was built and designed by a black slave at the time. Horace King went on to build and design more covered bridges and later with his sons started the Horace King...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 21 August 2017

Lovely wooden covered bridge ( look at the details in the workmanship)...locals use it to cross - worth a visit !. If going across with a car it is rickety and paved on one side only.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank katork
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

This was my second time visiting this bridge. The craftsmanship is amazing. I believe it was built in 1840. Such a lovely piece of history.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Libbyf31
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

This bridge is so amazing! Standing inside and looking at the pegs and the great workmanship, I could just imagine what it might have been like so many years ago. This is a must visit for those people who enjoy Georgia history!

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank LarrJann
Reviewed 20 December 2015 via mobile

....especially during the morning. There's great history behind this bridge and most definitely a place to be seen. Be sure to grab your camera and take plenty of photos!!

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Skylar W
Reviewed 18 November 2015

I did t know we had these in Georgia. This was a cool find. I love covered bridges. It's got some great history behind it.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Caleb J
Reviewed 16 September 2015

This covered bridge has stood the test of time, it's the oldest and longest covered bridge in Georgia. Built in the 1840's by a freed slave, you can still drive over it. For movie buffs, it was used in the final shoot out scene in...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed 21 August 2015

Big Red Oak Creek Covered Bridge is south of Gay, north of Woodbury, and usually listed as being in the community of Imlac. It was built in the 1840s by Horace King, a former slave, and one of the most famous regional bridge builders of...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Steve W
Reviewed 19 March 2015 via mobile

We were pleasantly surprised to find a covered bridge in this area. We are doing a tour of covered bridges in Georgia and this is on our stop! They even have a marker to show how high the bridge was submerged in the flood of...More

Thank karenapardue1234
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