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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
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
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
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
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
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
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