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Dress Rehearsal Huge Success

The Friends of the Concord Covered Bridge Historic District conducted a full dress rehearsal of our Tour of Homes this morning.
It was a huge success with our Mock Tour guests receiving an enlightening and enjoyable experience that was completed within two hours.

Some of the comments that our guests made:


– Very professionally presented with many historical references.
– Enjoyed the narration about the District going from home-to-home.
– Beautiful interiors that delighted the senses at every stop.
– The Takeaway at the conclusion of the Tour was a thoughtful touch.


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35 Days – Less than that many Tickets Left

The Historic District Tour of Homes is selling out quickly. Don’t miss your chance to see these four unique and historic homes in the Concord Covered Bridge Historic District.

With only 35 days left until the Tour of Homes, there are less than that many tickets available for the remaining Tour Times on Saturday, November 2nd and even less tickets for Sunday, November 3rd. We hope that you will act now before your chances to see this historic event are all gone.

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Six Weeks until Tour of Homes

Don’t miss your chance to be a part of our 2019 Tour of Homes. Tickets are selling fast for the remaining Tour Times that haven’t already SOLD OUT.
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Added Tour Times for 2019 Tour of Homes

We are happy to announce that the Friends of the Concord Covered Bridge Historic District have arranged additional Tour Times for our 2019 Historic District Tour of Homes.

We will release an additional two seats on our originally scheduled tours AND ADD seven more Tour Times across Saturday, November 2nd and Sunday, November 3rd.

Based upon the number of requests for Tickets we received from our Wait List, these added seats will not last long.

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Tour of Homes – Possible Added Tour Times

Just a few hundred yards eastward on the Silver Comet Trail from the Concord Road trailhead is a side trail leading to a very important part of Cobb County history. As the twisty path winds downward toward Nickajack Creek, the impressive ruins of the Concord Woolen Mill will appear for your exploration.

Sometimes referred to as Nickajack Factory, the Woolen Mill began operations about 1847 and, along with the grist mill located at the covered bridge, this area was one of the first sites…
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2019 Tour of Homes – Just a few Tickets Remain

Situated on either side of Nickajack Creek and the famous Concord Covered Bridge are two unique homes that will be featured on the Historic District Tour of Homes this fall.

The Miller’s House and Grist Mill are on the National Register of Historic Places. The house was con¬structed circa 1850 and occupied in 1856 by the Martin L. Ruff family who ground wheat and corn at the gristmill …
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2019 Tour of Homes – Tickets ON SALE NOW

Nestled on 12 acres in the Concord Covered Bridge Historic District is an antebellum property and farmstead that boasts sheep, goats, chickens, ducks and exquisite peacocks among its residents.  The Ruff House will share its 163-year history by showing off its recent renovation on the Historic District Tour of Homes this fall.

Built by Martin Luker Ruff, a Cobb County pioneer farmer and builder of water-powered mills along Nickajack Creek, this home…
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2019 Tour of Homes – Tickets go ON SALE July 1st

Have you ever driven by that “Pink House” with the palm trees on Concord Road and wondered what it looks like inside? The Gann House aka Boxwood Cottage is in the Concord Covered Bridge Historic District and will be on full display on the Historic District Tour of Homes

Constructed in 1841 by Captain John Gann, Cobb County’s first state senator, this 178-year-old beauty is showing off its best face ….Read More

Upcoming Meeting Dates!

Spring is just around the corner; soon our parks will be blooming again, and we will see more and more people enjoying the Silver Comet Trail through Heritage Park and the Concord Covered Bridge Historic District. With Daylight Saving Time…
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Happy 2018! (And 2017 in Review)

As 2017 has come to and end and the new year begins, we would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in the Concord Covered Bridge Historic District! For those of you who have become members, and to those of you who have donated generously in 2017, we say THANK YOU!

Here are just a few of the things we’ve accomplished this year: