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Wren's Nest

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Atlanta 100 years ago.

This is the home of Joel Chandler Harris who worked for The Atlanta Journal Constitution but also... read more

Reviewed 19 June 2018
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Attended concert last nite @ the historical Wren's Nest. Schedule is 3rd Friday June - Sept. Wow... read more

Reviewed 16 June 2018
Regina M
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The 19th-century farmhouse that once belonged to Joel Chandler Harris, the author of Br'er Rabbit and Br'er Fox.
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Reviewed 22 June 2018

I recently participated in a tour with a group that included the history of the famous author and home. The preservation of artifacts and this historical home was outstanding. I was disappointed that the story telling was not authentic. I highly recommend the tour to...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

This is the home of Joel Chandler Harris who worked for The Atlanta Journal Constitution but also wrote the Uncle Remus stories. The tour guides explained that he wrote the stories the way people talked and preserved stories that would have otherwise been lost. Many...More

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Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

Attended concert last nite @ the historical Wren's Nest. Schedule is 3rd Friday June - Sept. Wow 6 acts 8p -1230am!!! Headliner (singer, actor) performed over 2 hrs nonstop! Acts ranged from good to excellent. Bring chairs, food, any beverage or patronize food vendors. Admission...More

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

We love this house tour, and reading time. Everyone will learn something about classical story uncle Remus, and Brer Rabbit.

Thank OlgaF947
Reviewed 5 November 2017

This makes a nice twofer with Hammonds House, if you have time for both. It used to be racist. The efforts to keep it alive and transcend its racism may interest some folks

Thank peggy d
Reviewed 22 October 2017

I've been before and was disappointed that the museum was not in great shape. The grounds were unkept and sidewalks were in dire need of repair. The storyteller did not show and we left wondering if we might return at another time. Parking is limited...More

Thank Westgalady
Reviewed 27 May 2017

Wren's Nest is among the most beautiful surviving historic Southern homes. It has been meticulously preserved and maintained, and to visit is to travel back in time. However, it is a hidden gem, because you cannot find it in the Atlanta Tourist Guide. The house...More

Thank Jakdaws
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Due to the interest of my husband as a child in the Uncle Remus stories, our interest was perked when we heard of touring the house of the author. The Docent told the personal history behind Joel Chandler Harris and the many stories that he...More

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Reviewed 29 April 2017

Rates that really because of the charming docent who was, if my math is close, 87 years young. You have to love her. Was the story completely straight? No (I went back and did some reading) but she clearly loves the place, and is a...More

Thank scott r
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

This is an old house where Joe Chandler Harris grew up. He was famous for the Uncle Remus stories. The story time on Saturday afternoon is really great. Good story teller. Children love it.

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