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Watkinsville
Akridge Cemetery - U.S. 441 one mile south of the Bishop Community.
Attraction Features: This is the burial place of John Andrew, A Revolutionary Soldier, and first native born Georgian itinerant Methodist minister. He was the father of Bishop James Osgood Andres, who owned a slave named "Kitty", which fact reputedly caused the North-South division of the Methodist Church in 1844.
Antioch Christian Church - 1100 Antioch Church Road off Hwy. 15
Attraction Features: Established in 1822, the oldest Christian Church in the state of Georgia.
Chappelle Gallery in the Historic Haygood House - The gallery showcases glass, wood and wrought-iron works, as well as drawings and paintings, by nationally known artists,
Open: Mon.-Sat.. 10a.m.-5:30p.m. Free admission. Amenities: Parking, Public Restrooms
Phone: 706-310-0985 – Address: 25 S. Main St., Watkinsville Georgia 30677
Eagle Tavern Museum - This early-Georgia stagecoach stop and tavern that features late 1700's furnishings. Also has a picnic area. Amenities: parking, public restrooms and accessibility for mobility-impared. Call for hours and fees. Phone: 706-769-5197 - Address: 26 N Main St., Watkinsville Georgia 30677
Elder's Mill Covered Bridge in Watkinsville, was built in 1897 and is 100 feet long, and one of the last such bridges in use on a public road. Phone: 706-769-5197. Directions: From Athens, take Hwy. 441 for 9 miles south to downtown Watkinsville, go south on Hwy. 15 for 4 1/2 miles and east on Elder's Mill Road for 1 mile. In Herman Michael Park.
Mockingbird Forge - U.S. 441 at the Farmington community.
Attraction Features: Restored in 1900, depot now houses local artists, blacksmith, glass blower, potter and woodworker. Hours vary.
Historic Carter Boile Doc Museum
Waynesboro
Battle of Brier Creek - In a circular movement covering 50 miles, a force of about 900 men crossed the creek west of Ashe’s position, proceeding to move to his rear. By the afternoon of March 2nd several British reconnoitering parties were seen; more were seen the following morning. As he took no action against them, other than positioning militia facing the apparent enemy in his rear. As the British advanced and opened fire, the militia broke and ran for the swamps. Click on link above for more info. Located in Waynesboro Georgia (south of Augusta)
West Point
Fort Tyler has a trail that leads visitors to this earthen fort, built in 1863 and named in honor of General Tyler. It was the last Confederate fort to fall. Enjoy self-guided tour.
Open: Daily. Free. Amenities: Parking, Accessibility for mobility-impaired
Phone: 334-642-1503 – Address: Sixth Ave. and W 10th St., West Point Georgia 31833
Willacoochee
McCranie Brothers Turpentine Still - This restored turpentine distillery operated from 1936-1942. “ McCranie’s Turpentine Still in Willacoochie Georgia, one of the most intact of the old fire-burning stills remaining in the southeastern United States. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Phone: 912-534-5405 & 534-5354 - Address: US Hwy 82 W, Willacoochee Georgia
Winder
Barrow County Museum - Among the rooms of the museum, see jail cells, exhibits of Senator Richard B. Russell, county history and the nearby Fort Yargo. Open: Mon.-Fri. 1-4 p.m. Free. Amenities: Parking, Public Restrooms, Accessibility for mobility-impaired
Phone: 770-307-1183 – Address: 94 E. Athens St., Winder Georgia 30680
Winterville
Carter-Coile Country Doctor’s Museum - Housed in an authentic medical office from the late 1800s, this unique museum recreates a country doctor’s practice with tools for surgery, dentistry and eye exams. Call for tours. There is no charge for tours, but donations are always appreciated. Phone: 706-742-8600 – Address: Downtown Winterville Georgia 30683
Woodbury
Big Red Oak Creek Covered Bridge in Woodbury, Georgia. Open to traffic. Built in 1840s and is 253 feet long. Also known as Imlac Bridge. It is the last standing covered bridge built by Horace King, the famous freed slave who became a master bridge builder.
Phone: 800-FDR-1927 - More info, pictures, directions and map.
Big Red Oak Creek Covered Bridge
 
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