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The Old Wood Bridge     Gibbs Gardens
       Built in 1912, this is the only timber   This world-class destination
       truss bridge in Georgia. It connects   garden is just waiting to be
       Chambers Street to North Main Street   discovered. Enjoy 220 acres of
       in Jasper.              artistically landscaped gardens
                               set in Georgia’s rolling hills,
       Historic Town of Talking Rock  surrounded by majestic forest,
       This quaint small city flourished in   spring-fed ponds, streams,
       the late 1800s and is still the place   waterfalls, and bridge crossings.
       to go for unique stores, gift shops,   1987 Gibbs Dr., Ball Ground, GA 30107
       and antique emporiums. The Talking   770-893-1881,
       Rock School House Teaching Museum
       allows visitors to experience the life of   Carter’s Lake
       students in a pre-1900 rural school.  Located on the northwestern edge
                               of the  county, Carter’s Lake is the
       Oglethorpe Monument     place to go for boating, swimming,
       This 42-foot marble monument once   or bass fishing.
       sat atop the southern terminus of the   706-334-2248,
       Appalachian Trail, Mt. Oglethorpe, in   camping/gateways/443
       honor of Gen. James Oglethorpe, the
       founder of Georgia. It was restored in   Tate Depot
       the 1990s by world-famous sculptor   Tate’s historic L&N depot, constructed
       Eino and re-erected on Main Street in   in 1916, served the L&N’s Hook & Eye
       Jasper, across from the Old Jail.  Line for decades. Hwy. 53, Tate, GA

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