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Sidney Lanier Cottage

935 High St, Macon, GA
478/743-3851
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Ranked #12 of 21 attractions in Macon
Type: Historic Sites
Most recent review
- Feb 24, 2014
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English first
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

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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12 reviews 12 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
17 helpful votes 17 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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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 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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21 reviews 21 reviews
3 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 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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73 reviews 73 reviews
27 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 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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67 reviews 67 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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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Americus
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113 reviews 113 reviews
40 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2012

It's a sweet little cottage with interesting items to view and perhaps be inspired to read a few poems of Lanier's Georgia tributes. Put it on your list along with several other stops in Macon. The walking tour would be worth your while and the cottage can be among the stops to round out your feeling of Georgia past and... More

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Macon, Georgia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2012

It was fun to see how people live back and the day and learn the history of Sidney Lanier.

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Talking Rock
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2012

Our guided tour was wonderful; very informative, interesting and pleasant.

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