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We had no idea who Flannery O’Connor was and just stumbled upon this house after mass. We were so glad that we did...the tour guide was absolutely FANTASTIC and so knowledgeable. Well worth the time and donation.
We walked down 3 houses from the amazing Juliette Lowe home ( childhood home of Girl Scouts founder ) to this less majestic home. Flannery's parents were not of great means and their home was a gift of a generous cousin (who ended up living...More
The house and its furnishings are very simple and humble. Mr. O'Connor was between situations when he moved his family into the house provided by a close relative. Still, the O'Connors provided for their daughter and nurtured her talent.
Mary Flannery O'Connor grew up in this home on the corner of Lafayette Square. It's been restored to the depression era setting to give you a great look at what it would have been like at the time. Rare books are on display. The tour...More
For literary types, O'Connor's childhood home is a great destination in a city of many beautiful historic homes. The house has very limited hours, but the guide was flexible pulling visitors into ongoing talks. The information was interesting and presented well; this does not feel...More
I cannot recommend the Flannery O'Connor Childhood Home highly enough. I have wanted to visit for over a decade, finally made it happen this trip, and my very high expectations were all met and exceeded. This was a captivating tour that would have been of...More