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Flannery O'Connor Childhood Home

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A Southern writer’s childhood home

A visit to Savannah is enhanced by taking a look at the childhood home of one of America’s... read more

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An extraorinary woman - all Savannah.

Learned more than I could imagine about Flannery O'Conner. Her beliefs. Her life. Her writing... read more

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Where writer Flannery O'Connor spent her childhood, during the Great Depression on Savannah's LaFayette Square. Off-hour, group, and private tours are available by request.
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207 E Charlton St, Savannah, GA 31401-4605
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Reviewed yesterday

A visit to Savannah is enhanced by taking a look at the childhood home of one of America’s strongest 20th century writers. The house is modest, but the child who developed there had a strong and intelligent mind, which made her the important author she...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Learned more than I could imagine about Flannery O'Conner. Her beliefs. Her life. Her writing. Worth the visit by wonderfully informed staff.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had no idea who Flannery O’Connor was and just stumbled upon this house after mass. We were so glad that we did...the tour guide was absolutely FANTASTIC and so knowledgeable. Well worth the time and donation.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of my favorite authors. Experiencing where she lived first hand gives a better understanding of some of her motivations. Thank you to our guide.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank bklyncogs
Reviewed November 6, 2018 via mobile

Even if you're not a big fan of Flannery O'Connor, this is an interesting tour. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and engaging.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank BigDaddyP_11
Reviewed October 27, 2018

Very nice small house with large impact on my intrest. Was very glad we took time, host was very nice

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank gstuyvesant
Reviewed October 3, 2018

We walked down 3 houses from the amazing Juliette Lowe home ( childhood home of Girl Scouts founder ) to this less majestic home. Flannery's parents were not of great means and their home was a gift of a generous cousin (who ended up living...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank allerton21
Reviewed July 13, 2018

The house and its furnishings are very simple and humble. Mr. O'Connor was between situations when he moved his family into the house provided by a close relative. Still, the O'Connors provided for their daughter and nurtured her talent.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank scooterpie2017
Reviewed July 6, 2018

Mary Flannery O'Connor grew up in this home on the corner of Lafayette Square. It's been restored to the depression era setting to give you a great look at what it would have been like at the time. Rare books are on display. The tour...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank CraftBeers
Reviewed June 19, 2018

For literary types, O'Connor's childhood home is a great destination in a city of many beautiful historic homes. The house has very limited hours, but the guide was flexible pulling visitors into ongoing talks. The information was interesting and presented well; this does not feel...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Response from Julee H | Reviewed this property |
If your going to visit, they have it there. You can contact them at: Tel: 912.233.6014 or their website has an email address.
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From their website: Adults: $6 Students / Active Military: $5 Children 15 and under: free