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Address: 2628 N Columbia St, Milledgeville, GA 31061-8763
Phone Number:
+1 478-454-4029
10:00 - 05:00
10:00 - 17:00
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Thu - Sun 10:00 - 05:00
10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

Historic farm in Milledgeville, GA where Southern fiction writer Flannery...

Historic farm in Milledgeville, GA where Southern fiction writer Flannery O'Connor lived and worked until her death in 1964.

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Peacocks and Peacefullness

We spent a nice leisurely morning walk around the farm and homestead. The peacefulness brought me back to my summers on my grandparents' farm in South Louisiana. The same... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 September 2016
Kingsland, Georgia
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South Carolina
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204 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We were greeted by a pleasant young lady who started the 3-minute intro video and invited us to spend as much time as we needed looking around (self-guided). Upstairs unavailable; the 5-6 downstairs rooms don't take too long to explore, but there is more outside, including the peacock. Don't miss the barn, farm equipment exhibit (shed is currently being restored)... More 

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Augusta, GA
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1,250 reviews
583 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 474 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

My husband and I are both avid readers, and neither of us had never heard of Flannery O'Connor. My husband has lived in Georgia for 45 years; yet, he knew nothing. Locals said this was a good attraction, so we went. You definitely got a feel for the simple way she lived the last several years of her life. They... More 

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Kingsland, Georgia
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2016

We spent a nice leisurely morning walk around the farm and homestead. The peacefulness brought me back to my summers on my grandparents' farm in South Louisiana. The same slight breeze, the pine , cedar and magnolia trees, the sounds of the birds and bugs and the fresh air and blue skies that seemed bluer than normal. It's a must... More 

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Siena, Italy
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105 reviews
61 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

I spent a magical afternoon soaking up the ambiance of Flannery O'Connors home and farm. There is inspiration and charm in abundance. The staff are fabulous, and I just adore the little gal that volunteers to do the flowers.

1 Thank Bellachele68
United States
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Great place to visit. Beautiful homesite and lots of history. It will take you back home, like home use to be.

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El Paso, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 April 2016

Apart from the fact that one of America's greatest writers lived here, this is a beautiful site that used to be a dairy farm and it's conveniently located right off of HWY 441N. The house that Flannery O'Connor lived in with her mother has been kept much the same as it was in the 1950s and 1960s and is on... More 

1 Thank langhorn160
Portland, Oregon
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2016

Though this historic home is tucked out of sight off Hwy 441, locals know that up the driveway through the woods is a beautiful farm that was the home of Flannery O'Connor, the famous Southern Gothic writer. The house is now a small museum and there are trails over the property.

1 Thank misselise2381
Melbourne, Australia
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159 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 April 2016 via mobile

Wonderful to visit the site of so much of Mary Flannery O'Connors great writing. Short film shown about her life. Allow plenty of time to explore the beautiful grounds. The walk around the lake is superb. Small gift shop.

1 Thank Maryanne M
Marietta, Georgia
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 April 2016

It's a shame that the State of Georgia has not taken a leading role in preserving the legacy of Flannery O'Connor, but I guess it's understandable considering her utterly bizarre stories. It's amazing that this 544 acre farm, just a few miles from downtown Milledgeville and in the middle of the town's strip development, still exists at all. It's a... More 

2 Thank V_Xero
Atlanta, Georgia
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213 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 124 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2016

I have neglected this iconic Southern author shamefully. Flannery O’Connor has long been on my bucket list, as has the farm where she had her most productive literary output. It is, after all, only a two-hour drive from Atlanta to Milledgeville. Some aficionados come all the way from foreign lands. There are more scenic times of year to make the... More 

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