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Mark of the Potter

9982 Highway 197 N, Clarkesville, GA 30523-2036
+1 706-947-3440
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It was a last minute decision, and it was a good one. Falls to admire without walking, and a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Mary S
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From the outside it does not look like it has much to offer. However, once you are in what a... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Almost21Gal
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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 located on the Scenic 197 Moonshine Highway 10 miles north of Clarkesville, Georgia. Come visit us and then write a review. We appreciate hearing what our customers like and what we could do to improve our shop.
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“old mill” (16 reviews)
“feed the fish” (10 reviews)
“local artists” (9 reviews)
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9982 Highway 197 N, Clarkesville, GA 30523-2036
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+1 706-947-3440
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"old mill"
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"feed the fish"
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"local artists"
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"grist mill"
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"trout"
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"back porch"
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"the river"
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"water mill"
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"on display"
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"gorgeous drive"
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"great stop"
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"great location"
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"little gem"
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"wide variety"
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"small waterfall"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a last minute decision, and it was a good one. Falls to admire without walking, and a wonderful shop to explore. The building itself has so much history. Don't miss going down to the basement. Wonderful staff and a selection of pottery that...More

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

Thank you so much for the review! We are glad you decided to stop by and happy you enjoyed our pottery and old mill.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From the outside it does not look like it has much to offer. However, once you are in what a delightful surprise of beautiful and quality made pottery items. So glad we stopped!

Thank Almost21Gal
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mattpots, Potter at Mark of the Potter, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thanks for writing a review. We're glad you enjoyed our pottery..

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Reviewed February 26, 2018

Have been to the Mark of the Potter many times. Whe we have friends or family visiting this is one of the places we generally visit. There is a good array of pottery by local artists as well as from farther away and on weekends...More

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mattpots, Potter at Mark of the Potter, responded to this reviewResponded February 27, 2018

Thanks for the review. We really appreciate you showing your guest around the area and bringing them to our shop. We look forward to your next visit.

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Reviewed December 21, 2017

This is a fun place to visit and check out the local pottery. There are several of these type of business on the scenic drive north.

Thank Nancy L
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Reviewed November 12, 2017

This shop truly showcases local craftspeople. You won't find anything "made in China" here. And the scenery is beautiful.

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mattpots, Potter at Mark of the Potter, responded to this reviewResponded November 14, 2017

Thanks for the kind review, we really appreciate it and hope you'll visit us again.

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Reviewed November 10, 2017 via mobile

This was a very cool place in an old mill right on the water. They have 4 in house potters and also carry pottery from about 20 others. Wonderful selection. I had pre-ordered a Christmas tree and it is so cute. They have a swing...More

Thank Cindy W
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mattpots, Potter at Mark of the Potter, responded to this reviewResponded November 11, 2017

Thanks for writing a review, Cindy. We're glad to enjoyed our pottery shop and hope to see you again. May your new Christmas tree bring you years of holiday pleasure.

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Reviewed October 28, 2017 via mobile

Remembering the wonderful pottery selection, we visited Mark of the Potter today. The pottery is still excellent, created by many talented potters. The mill is interesting too. We were disappointed in the employee who rang up our purchase. She was totally disinterested in us as...More

Thank Mary Anne M
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mattpots, Potter at Mark of the Potter, responded to this reviewResponded October 28, 2017

Thank you very much for writing a review, Mary Anne. We're glad you enjoyed the shop and our pottery. I'm very sorry that you had a bad experience with our employee however. It must have been a bad day for her. I have brought this...More

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Reviewed October 25, 2017 via mobile

We always have a fun time here. They have pottery made by local people and we always find some unique items. Well qorth the drive plus you can feed the trout off the back deck.

Thank Ed D
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mattpots, Potter at Mark of the Potter, responded to this reviewResponded October 27, 2017

Thank you very much for the review. And the trout thank you too.

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Reviewed October 24, 2017

My mother, sister and I stumbled upon this little gem probably 15 years ago while on a weekend trip and just thought it was the neatest place. A man was in the back making pottery as folks watched and was very pleasant to talk to...More

Thank Janet D
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mattpots, Potter at Mark of the Potter, responded to this reviewResponded October 25, 2017

Thank you so much for this wonderful review, Janet! We are very glad you were able to find us all these years after you're first visit. May there there be many more. I'm most likely the potter that was working at the wheel the first...More

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Reviewed August 10, 2017

Very authentic and down to earth. In winter, you'll be greeted with a warm, old style wood fire. Through the remaking seasons, enjoy the original pottery and the great location... trout stream, rushing water, big trout... God's country. It keeps drawing me back!

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mattpots, Potter at Mark of the Potter, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2017

Thanks for writing a review. We so glad you enjoy our pottery shop and beautiful setting.

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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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