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Flannery O'Connor Childhood Home

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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 1 week ago

Flannery is one of my favourite writers, & I didn't realise this house was here until the day before I arrived in Savannah. I rearranged my plans to make sure I could see it & it didn't disappoint. A very knowledgeable guide & a very...More

Date of experience: October 2019
1  Thank Simon C
Reviewed 1 week ago

I’d never heard of Flannery O’Connor before today and, honestly, I’m unlikely to ever read her stuff. But thanks to Cody we had an enjoyable and informative tour around her house. Well done Cody.

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank Steve W
Reviewed September 8, 2019

I love Flannery O'Connor's works and seeing her childhood home was wonderful. Must go if you are a fan!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kate B
Reviewed August 19, 2019 via mobile

Cody was our tour guide and she was engaging and extremely sweet. She’s very animated and knowledgeable about the author Flannery O’ Connor. The home is beautiful and it’s has a lot of original pieces donated to the home. I have never read any of...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 16, 2019

My husband and I stopped here on our trip to Savannah as he is a big admirer of her work. We were the only ones there. The tour guide was amazing. She provided so much info and history about Flannery and her family. I think...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 11, 2019 via mobile

The tour was a treat and offered great insight into the early life of this fascinating author. Our guide was enthusiastic and knowledgeable. I highly recommend this for everyone who visits Savannah!

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 1, 2019

I didn’t know much about Flannery O’Connor, even though I have one of her books on my shelf at home. Cody, our guide, was absolutely delightful. She was knowledgeable and energetic. The tour was leisurely and she is obviously an expert. It was the best...More

Date of experience: July 2019
1  Thank Laura L
Reviewed July 18, 2019 via mobile

What a treasure for this writer to stumble across the childhood home of one of the most brilliant writers who has ever lived. The Flannery O'Connor home has been restored to its depression-era finery and many of the pieces are from the author's actual collection....More

Date of experience: July 2019
2  Thank gafood
Reviewed July 1, 2019

I just wanted a picture of the outside of this home, but one in our party wanted to see the inside and was very disappointed because we got there on a Thursday and it was closed. I understand that it's furnished to represent the depression...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank Merle G
Reviewed June 21, 2019

We thoroughly enjoyed our tour today with Jo. She provided so many interesting facts and details about Miss O'Connor's life and spirit. It was obvious that both Jo and Cody enjoy their work, and both brought so much personality into our visit. I am inspired...More

Date of experience: June 2019
1  Thank JudySeaman13
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lz_soccer
September 1, 2016|
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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
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