The Coast / Darien

Ashantilly Center, Inc.

15591 GA Hwy. 99
Darien, GA 31305

912-437-4473 | 912-230-6962
  • The Ashantilly Center

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  • Native interpretations

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  • Luncheon at Ashantilly

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  • Scottish Ceilidh

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  • Map of Ft. King George

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Early Georgia planter and legislator Thomas Spalding, a man of Scottish heritage, kept his mainland home on the site known as Ashantilly, or "Old Tabby." The original tabby house burned in 1937, but the current home, actually built around the tabby ruins, is the vision of William G. Haynes, Jr. who founded the Ashantilly Press. He was also the founder of the non-profit Ashantilly Center, which operates today as an educational and cultural center just outside Darien. Spalding's and Haynes' legacies are interpreted to visitors through programs, events and publications.

We are open by appointment only.

Info & Amenities

  • Facility Amenities

    Free Parking

    Gift Shop

    Guided Tours / Guide Available

    Near Interstate Highway


    Payment Options

    American Express




    Suitable for Ages

    Adults (18+)