Welcome to www.n-georgia.com

Visit Stovall Mill Covered Bridge in Helen Georgia

Free Stuff To Do In Georgia Georgia Overnight Accommodations Shopping in Georgia Videos of places and things to do in Georgia Georgia Jobs and GA Department of Labor Weather in Georgia Maps of places in Georgia Contact Us Advertise in N-Georgia.com

Home
Georgia Travel Regions
Georgia Coast and Islands
Georgia Festivals and Events
Georgia Lakes
Georgia Fishing Lakes
Georgia Rivers
Georgia Waterfalls
Georgia National Parks
Georgia State Parks
County Parks
Georgia Wildlife
Georgia U S Forests
Georgia Farmers Markets
Georgia Gardens
Georgia Civil War Sites
Georgia Historic Sites
Georgia Museums
Georgia Plantations and Observatories
Georgia Audubon Society
Georgia Covered Bridges
Georgia Driving Tours
Georgia OHV Trails
Georgia Bike Trails
Georgia Horseback Riding Trails
Ourdoor Activities Safety Tips
Georgia Tourist Centers
Stovall Mill Covered Bridge
This 1895 covered bridge, also known as Sautee-Nacoochee, Helen Bridge and Chickamauga Bridge was built by Wil Pardue. Historic marker, picnic area, Chickamauga Creek and parking available for free at this historic bridge.
Chickamauga Creek at Stovall Mill Covered BridgeStovall Mill Covered Bridge - Phone: 800-858-8027 - Helen Georgia (White Co.)

Bridge Description: This bridge was built in 1895 by Will Pardue. It is 36.8 feet long with queen-post truss. It has a parking area, picnic area and historic marker. It is at Chickamauga Creek. It was also known as Sautee-Nacoochee, Helen Bridge and Chickamauga.

Located in an area of White County, rich in history and legends of the Cherokee, Stovall Mill Bridge spans Chickamauga Creek. This is not to be confused with the more famous northwest Georgia Creek of the same name. An earlier covered bridge stood here but was washed away in the early 1890's. The bridge retains the name of the miller, Fred Stovall, Sr.; who operated the mill complex for many years.

The gristmill, sawmill and shingle mill were powered by a water turbine. All are gone now; only the remains of the dam are evident. - From "Covered Bridges of Georgia" by Thomas L. French, Jr. & Edward L. French.

Free parking and admission. This is a wonderful place to relax, have a picnic, cool off in the rushing water and enjoy the beautiful northeast Georgia mountains. Watch a video below of Stoval Mill covered Bridge, Chickamauga Creek, and more.
Inside Stovall Mill Covered Bridge
Stoval Mill Covered Bridge Marker - Fred Dover constructed a bridge and nearby grist, saw and shingle mill complex here in the late 1800s. The original bridge washed away in the early 1890s and Will Pardue replaced it in 1895 witht he present 38-foot structure. Dover sold the operation to fred Stovall, Sr. in 1917. The mill and dam washed away in 1964. Constructed as a modification of the queen post truss design, the bridge's trusses have two vertical posts (with iron rods) separated by a horizontal corsspiece. The bridge was featured in the 1951 movie, I'd Climb the Highest Mountain, starring Susan Heyeard.

Erected by the Georgia Historical Society, Georgoa Department of Transportation, and the Federal Highway Administration

This bridge is a near numerous attractions in the Georgia mountains area, and is worth the trip. This bridge appeared in the 1950's movie I'd Climb the Highest Mountain starring Susan Heyward.

Directions: From Atlanta, take I-85 north to I-985 north, to Hwy. 23 west, to Hwy. 17 to Sautee, then go 3 miles north of Old Sautee Store on Hwy. 255. See the video below.
Stovall Mill Covered Bridge Map
Stovall Mill Covered Bridge Marker
Loading


Join our facebook group

Online Georgia Covered Bridges Map
Georgia covered bridges online map

Printable Georgia Covered Bridges Map
Georgia covered bridges printable map

Bullet

Georgia Covered Bridges

HomeFree Stuff To Do - Festivals & Events - State Parks - County Parks  - Georgia National ForestsWildlife Areas    
WRD Archery & Firearms Ranges - National Parks Services Sites - Horseback Riding Trails - OHV Trails - Bike Trails - Driving Tours
Covered Bridges - Civil War Sites - Historic Sites - Museums - Coast & Islands - Rivers - Lakes - Fishing Lakes - Waterfalls - Gardens - Planetariums - Audubon Society - Farmer Markets - Travel Regions - Tourist Centers
Visitor Centers - Maps - Videos - Safety Tips  - Lodging - Shopping - Dept of Labor - Privacy Policy -  Contact

Website created and Copyright ©1999 - 2013 by Aha-Media.com. All rights are reserved. Website updated on 6/3/2013