Big Red Apple.

The Big Red Apple

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Cornelia, Georgia

Though not the world's largest, Cornelia is proud of its concrete and steel "Big Red Apple," built in 1925 at the old train depot. It weighs 2 and 1/2 tons and gleams bright red from its pedestal.

Train fans will want to check out a couple of vintage cabooses nearby. The Big Red Apple is the starting point for an annual 5k race.

Also see: Salad of the Gods

The Big Red Apple

Address:
Irvin St., Cornelia, GA
Directions:
The apple stands at the railroad depot "at the geometric center" of town, at the intersection of US 441/Main St. and Irving/Clarksville Sts.
Phone:
706-778-4654
RA Rates:
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