Northeast Georgia Mountains / Blairsville

Byron Herbert Reece Farm and Heritage Center

8552 Gainesville Hwy
Blairsville, GA 30512

706-745-2034 | 706-379-3219
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Visitors to the site will find a welcome center with a gift shop and museum; a Poetry Trail that highlights Reece poems representing the four seasons; Mulberry Hall, the poet's writing studio; five barn buildings housing 13 exhibits, which feature home and farm artifacts, implements, and enterprises that portray life in Appalachia during the first half of the 20th century; and the Reece Gallery & Theater, which displays photographs, books, copies of Reece's writings, and other Reece material, along with the award-winning video, "Voices … Finding Byron Herbert Reece."

Download the new app from iTunes beginning in late April. Brochures guide visitors through the exhibits. Docent-led tours are available by reservation to large groups, for a fee. Various events are held throughout the year.

A beautifully constructed pavilion is available for family reunions, weddings, and other events, for a fee.

Info & Amenities

  • Hours of Operation

    Sunday: 1:00PM - 5:00PM
    Thursday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Friday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM
    Saturday: 10:00AM - 5:00PM

    Admission & Fees

    Admission 12 years and older $3

    Pavilion Rental Call for rates

    Facility Amenities

    Bus / Motorcoach Parking on Site, Free Parking, Gift Shop, Maps & Brochures Available, Party Facilities, Public Restrooms, Self-guided Tours

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Handicapped Accessible (Limited)

    Group Amenities

    Group Rates Available, Group Reservations Required , Group-friendly, Maximum Group Size, Minimum Group Size

    Payment Options

    Discover, Mastercard, Visa

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages