Northeast Georgia Mountains / Blairsville

Reece Heritage Farm

8552 Gainesville Hwy.
Blairsville, GA 30512

706-745-2034 | 706-379-3219
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Open from April though November, visitors to this southern Appalachian farm will find a welcome center with a gift shop and museum; a Poetry Trail Garden that highlights Reece poems representing the four seasons; Mulberry Hall, the poet's writing studio; five barn buildings housing 13 exhibits, which feature home artifacts, farm artifacts and implements; enterprises that portray life in Appalachia during the first half of the 20th century; and the Reece Gallery and 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."

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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

    Wednesday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
    Thursday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
    Friday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM
    Saturday: 10:00AM - 4:00PM

    Facility Amenities

    Bus / Motorcoach Parking on Site, Free Parking, Gift Shop, Maps & Brochures Available, Party Facilities, Picnic Area, 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


  • Byron Herbert Reece Centennial Festival

    Byron Herbert Reece Centennial Festival

    09/23/2017 - 09/23/2017

    Join us as we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Byron Herbert Reece with special speakers, events, and music on Saturday, September 23, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Reece Farm and Heritage Center.

    Schedule of Activities:

    10 a.m.: Opening remarks: John Kay, Keith Jones, and Sanford Freeman
    10:30 a.m.: Performances by Jackie Elsner and Jerry Taylor
    11 a.m.: Remarks by Terry Reece, Steven Reece (if he can make it) and Jim Mitchell
    11:30 a.... read more