Calhoun, Georgia: Scrap Metal Eagle

A rusting eagle of scrap metal sits in a weedy lot by the side of a road. Perhaps not for long -- don't plan your whole vacation around it.
Address:
Rome Rd SW, Calhoun, GA
Directions:
I-75 exit 312. Drive south, toward Rome. Eagle will be on the right, just past a middle school, on the corner of Hwy 53 and Webber Rd SW.
Admission:
Free
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Scrap Metal Eagle

Very underwhelming. The weeds were almost taller than the Eagle so you couldn't get very close. It was not as big as we expected either.

[Caroline Edwards, 07/14/2014]

Rusting eagle.

Scrap Metal Eagle

The eagle is still rusting away. The grass around it is tall, and with the fall colors the eagle blends in and can be easy to miss. [Kathleen Whelan, 12/03/2013]

Metal bird.

Scrap Metal Eagle

Not really sure of the purpose or origin of this sculpture. There appears to have been some sort of business there at one time, but no signs are posted. Perhaps the eagle was some sort of attempt to get people to stop at their business. Worked on me!

[Lon, 04/08/2013]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Sam's Tree HouseSam's Tree House, Calhoun, GA - 5 mi.
Winged Hippie Bus, Private JetWinged Hippie Bus, Private Jet, Rome, GA - 13 mi.
Labyrinth of RomeLabyrinth of Rome, Rome, GA - 15 mi.
In the region:
Largest Camel Herd in Georgia, Cartersville, GA - 20 mi.

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