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Stopped by this unique venue for a pottery studio. Structure is historic and you can go downstairs... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Robin M
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We attempted to hike the Tallulah Gorge, but were told there was no descending to the bottom today... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Mark Of The Potter is the oldest craft shop in the same location in Georgia. For 44 years now we have endeavored to provide the best functional stoneware by our own potters and specially selected potters from around the southeast and U.S.A. We are...more
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9982 Highway 197 N, Clarkesville, GA 30523-2036
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Stopped by this unique venue for a pottery studio. Structure is historic and you can go downstairs and read (as well as see )the history . The store has lots of handmade pottery pieces and some jewelry for sale by local artist. A warm fire...More

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mattpots, potter at Mark of the Potter, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for writing a review, Robin. We're glad you found us and enjoyed our pottery shop.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We attempted to hike the Tallulah Gorge, but were told there was no descending to the bottom today due to safety issues associated with wet surfaces (early rain and all day heavy fog). Disappointed (who am I to argue with a safety warning?), but undeterred,...More

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mattpots, Potter at Mark of the Potter, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We're so sorry you didnt get to hike down the gorge, but really happy you found us and enjoyed our pottery and old mill on the Soque river. Thanks for writing this wonderful review.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a neat find on a lovely afternoon drive...so many amazing pieces to admire & respect all the combined artistic talent. Very quiet & remote, but the waterfall & underground mill were well worth my pursuit!

Thank wisemamajoy
mattpots, Potter at Mark of the Potter, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so glad you found us and enjoyed our pottery shop on the beautiful Soque river. Thanks for writing a review.

Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

This is a nice quality gift shop a little off the beaten pth but well worth it.we made two trips here to visit and shop twice.It has a nice view on the river and you can feed the fish while you shop.

Thank dascamp48
mattpots, Pottery at Mark of the Potter, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

We’re so glad you enjoyed our beautiful little spot on the Soque. Thanks for writing a review.

Reviewed 30 September 2018

Feeding the fish is probably not the first thing people think about when visiting a pottery art gallery but it is worth doing. There is a deck off the back where you can purchase fish food for a quarter. It's fun to feed the fish...More

Thank Marcia B
mattpots, Potter at Mark of the Potter, responded to this reviewResponded 30 September 2018

Thank you very much for the nice review, Marcia. We're glad you enjoyed our shop and the fish say thanks too.

Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Beautiful pieces, pottery, artwork, chimes, good variety, some really gorgeous colors in the pottery. Staff were friendly, we had our chi’s with us, which they allowed inside, but we had to carry them, which can be problematic because one of them is about 12lbs! Lots...More

Thank Julianne W
mattpots, potter at Mark of the Potter, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2018

Thanks for writing a review. We're glad you enjoyed our pottery and pet trout. For those who may have trouble with stairs, we have a ramp at the back entry so there are no steps to get to the main floor to see our pottery.or...More

Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

We were a but disappointed as there was not a large variety of pottery here. There were some lovely pieces. Building is located right next to a cascading falls and there is even one under the building that you can review. It was a nice...More

Thank Ruth Y
mattpots, Potter at Mark of the Potter, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2018

Thanks for writing a review. We’re glad you enjoyed the old mill and river. Sorry you didn’t find some pottery to take home with you. Maybe on your next visit. We fire the kiln and add new pots to the shop ever month. Check us...More

Reviewed 30 August 2018

What a quaint and interesting find in Mark of The Potter! It's nestled in by the river with a lovely water fall view out the back. Once you've toured the gallery of fine pottery and the old mill in the basement, take refreshment out onto...More

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mattpots, Potter at Mark of the Potter, responded to this reviewResponded 31 August 2018

Thanks so much for the review. We’re glad you enjoyed our pottery shop on the beautiful Soque river. We hope you can visit again soon.

Reviewed 21 August 2018

We went to the store to see if we could find some unique gifts, which we did. I was pleasantly surprised at being able to sit on the back deck and watch the waterfall and/or feed the fish. There is also a small waterfall that...More

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mattpots, Potter at Mark of the Potter, responded to this reviewResponded 22 August 2018

Thanks for writing a review. We’re very glad you found our pottery shop and enjoyed the old mill. Hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

So glad we stopped here. This building used to be a mill, but now sells pottery from different local potters. Lots of really pretty and unique pieces. There is a back porch that overlooks the water, and you can toss handfuls of fish food down...More

Thank Angela R
mattpots, Potter at Mark of the Potter, responded to this reviewResponded 12 August 2018

Thanks for the review! We’re glad you found us too and hope you’ll come again.

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Response from Headhunter56 | Reviewed this property |
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Response from mattpots | Property representative |
Our winter hours are 10-5 every day, January 1 - March 31. The rest of the year we close at 6:00. Closed Christmas day.
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