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Address: 935 High St, Macon, GA
Phone Number: 478/743-3851
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Both my sister and I had our bridesmaids luncheons here when we got married. One in 2001 and the other in 2011. Very great staff and beautiful house!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 2, 2015
Julia C
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Macon, Georgia
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Macon, Georgia
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46 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

Both my sister and I had our bridesmaids luncheons here when we got married. One in 2001 and the other in 2011. Very great staff and beautiful house!

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Sylvania, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We visited and was given the tour. Very short but very informative. Wish the upstairs was redone to be opened for the tour.

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Macon, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

If you don't know Lanier's history, this is not much of a visit1 Turns out he was basically just born in the house. Interesting antiques, small gift shop, but not a place to go out of your way to.

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Evans, Ga
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

Toured this home one Saturday, and was the only ones on the tour. The home is not that majastic as some of the other older homes in Macon, but our tour guide was very knowledgeable about Sidney Lanier and his life, which is what the tour is mainly about. He was only born in the home, he was not raised... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014 via mobile

Hidden in downtown off the beaten path. Good place to spend the day, interesting history about Sidney Lanier and his family. He was a poet in the 1800's. Fought in the War between the states. Died young, in his 30's from tuberculosis, if I remember correctly.

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Missoula, Montana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

I was here for a family wedding last weekend. It's an excellent venue for a wedding or private party. All of the wedding party had an excellent time. Living in somewhat nearby South Carolina, I'd recommend spring or fall use of this location.

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Tallahassee
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

A real good example of a cottage in Georgia. Not a Mansion but a great home to see how things were in the past.

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Macon, Georgia
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29 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

I have visited this structure many times. It is a wonderful venue for a private social event as well as a fine location to learn some history.

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Hot Springs, Arkansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2013

I visited this wonderful cottage on Saturday. Bernard gave the best tour of any historical home I have ever had. If you can, take your time in this beautiful gem. There is so much to know about Sidney Lanier, and his life. My time there really made me want to pick up a good book on Sidney Lanier, and dive... More 

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Cumming, Georgia, USA
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29 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2012

Experienced this beautiful location for a friend's wedding reception. It was a beautiful place with the feel of a southern home of a by gone era.

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Additional Information about Sidney Lanier Cottage

Address: 935 High St, Macon, GA
Phone Number: 478/743-3851
Location: United States  >  Georgia (GA)  >  Macon
Open Hours:
Monday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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