Historic Heartland / Eatonton

Georgia Writers Museum

109 S. Jefferson St.
Eatonton, GA 31024

  • Museum director, Samantha Scoggins

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  • Each author has their own space dedicated to them, this is the beginning of Joel Chandler Harris'.

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  • The Alice Walker display at the Georgia Writers Museum

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  • Each author has their own space dedicated to them

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  • Currently, the Georgia Writers museum is in a temporary location. It will be moving to a bigger location in 2016.

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  • Front lobby of the museum

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  • You will be able to view many works from famous Georgia authors, these are examples.

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  • While visiting, you will have access to books written by famous Georgia authors.

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The Georgia Writers Museum focuses on promoting the rich, literary heritage of the state. Of the 46 authors in the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame, nine are from within 30 miles of Putnam County. Permanent exhibits honor the three most famous local authors, Alice Walker, Flannery O'Connor and Joel Chandler Harris. Works and artifacts of the other authors will be featured in the museum on a rotation basis.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Thursday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Friday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Saturday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking

    Gift Shop

    Guided Tours / Guide Available

    Maps & Brochures Available

    Public Restrooms

    General Information


    Open Year 'Round

    Group Amenities


    Near Interstate Highway


    Suitable for Ages

    Adults (18+)

    Teens (13-18)