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Historic Barnett Shoals

Ancient site by the Oconee River. The layers of history on this spot run from early man through the Southern industrial age. Today you can walk the paths and see the ruins of the old mill town, stroll along the Oconee River and take in the abundant wildlife. A favorite spot of bird-watching. Day passes for admission, information at the gate. Guided tours covering the history of the site given throughout the year. Check social media for latest updates and tour times.

1350 Old Barnett Shoals Rd.
Athens, GA 30605

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