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

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

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 13, 2015
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Sylvania, Georgia
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Sylvania, Georgia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 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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162 reviews 162 reviews
47 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 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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Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
18 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
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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Sumter, South Carolina
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 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 58 reviews
10 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 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 29 reviews
22 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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32 reviews 32 reviews
3 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 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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81 reviews 81 reviews
29 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
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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Roswell, Georgia, United States
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82 reviews 82 reviews
10 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2012

Docents give interesting verbal factual tours. One gets a feeling for the heritage of this beautiful town.

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