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Horizontally arched bridge spanning Tallapoosa River. One of world's longest curved bridges. 143 ft. above water, 1738 ft. long. Yates Dam, Lake Martin nearby. Thurlow Dam tours.
When Confederate Armory moved here, three homes were constructed by government to house officers in command. Only two of three houses remain (now offices). Also a welcome center and Chamber of Commerce.
Boat launch, picnicking. Ample public access (with sister lakes Yates and Martin) for boating, skiing or fishing. Trophy largemouth or striped bass plentiful.
Remains of William Parker, servant to Andrew Jackson during War of 1812. Many Confederate veteran graves.
When Confederacy doubted security of Richmond, Virginia, Richmond Carbine was relocated to 1844 cotton mill in Tallassee. Only Confederate armory to survive Civil War.
Kayak rentals and shuttle service for float trips on the Tallapoosa River.
Two-story stone building constructed as commissary store (1893). Now gift mall: antiques, gifts, hand-craftings, home dÍ©cor. Original fixtures and memorabilia displayed.