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Flannery O'Connor Childhood Home

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I knew a bit about Flannery O'Connor before visiting her childhood home, although I've never read... read more

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If you're a fan, or not, worth a visit!

This is a small but information-packed tour. The museum director knows her Flannery O'Conner well... read more

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Where writer Flannery O'Connor spent her childhood, during the Great Depression on Savannah's LaFayette Square. Off-hour, group, and private tours are available by request.
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207 E Charlton St, Savannah, GA 31401-4605
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I knew a bit about Flannery O'Connor before visiting her childhood home, although I've never read her work. I came away with a strong sense of her character, and now I'm motivated to start reading. The tour guide was knowledgeable and shared many anecdotes from...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a small but information-packed tour. The museum director knows her Flannery O'Conner well and it's a delightful experience. Fans or not, you'll learn so much about an American treasure.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I must preface this by writing that I am a HUGE Flannery O’Connor fan. I was a fan even before I learned that Flannery, known as Mary, used to babysit my older brother when my family lived near them in Milledgeville, Georgia. Excited to visit...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 27 December 2018

Location: Easy to find at the corner of Abercorn & E. Charlton at Lafayette Square. You can search for street parking, free on weekends, or park in area garages and include this in your walk about town. It is a 4-level structure with stairs to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 18 December 2018

A visit to Savannah is enhanced by taking a look at the childhood home of one of America’s strongest 20th century writers. The house is modest, but the child who developed there had a strong and intelligent mind, which made her the important author she...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 27 November 2018

Learned more than I could imagine about Flannery O'Conner. Her beliefs. Her life. Her writing. Worth the visit by wonderfully informed staff.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 20 November 2018 via mobile

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.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 17 November 2018

One of my favorite authors. Experiencing where she lived first hand gives a better understanding of some of her motivations. Thank you to our guide.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Even if you're not a big fan of Flannery O'Connor, this is an interesting tour. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and engaging.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 28 October 2018

Very nice small house with large impact on my intrest. Was very glad we took time, host was very nice

Date of experience: October 2018
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If your going to visit, they have it there. You can contact them at: Tel: 912.233.6014 or their website has an email address.
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From their website: Adults: $6 Students / Active Military: $5 Children 15 and under: free
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