Alice Walker Driving Tour

Historic Heartland

Alice Walker Driving Tour

Alice Walker Driving Tour

305 North Madison Avenue
Eatonton, GA 31024



This self-guided driving trail takes the visitor to various points of interest applicable to Eatonton native, Alice Walker and her family members. Alice Walker is the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of the novel "The Color Purple." Places along the driving tour include the Wards Chapel A.M.E. Church were Alice was baptized and attended services. The church is currently undergoing a restoration. Other attractions include the Wards Chapel Cemetery, her childhood home, her birthplace and the birthplace of her mother, Grant Plantation. Brochure available for distribution at the chamber's office, 305 North Madison Avenue. 

  • Info & Amenities
  • Hours of Operation

    Monday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM

    Tuesday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM

    Wednesday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM

    Thursday: 8:30AM - 5:00PM

    Friday: 8:30AM - 5:00AM

    Admission & Fees

    Admission Free

    Facility Amenities

    Free Parking, Maps & Brochures Available, Self-guided Tours

    General Information

    Family-friendly, Free Admission , Handicapped Accessible

    Suitable for Ages

    All Ages


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