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Experience Appalachian Farm Life

The Reece Farm & Heritage Center is dedicated to preserving the early 20th century Appalachian style of life

Reece Farm & Heritage Center

Location:
8552 Gainesville Hwy
Blairsville, GA 30512
Contact:
Phone: (706) 745-2034
Email: bhrfarm@uniongov.com

Visitor Center Hours:
Farm Opens April 15, 2020
Wednesday - Saturday
10:00am-4:00pm
For a printable version of Self-Guided Tour: Click here

For our Rental Policies & Applications: Click here

 

 

Experience early 20th century farm life complete with farm animals and fruit & vegetable production.  The Byron Herbert Reece Farm, or just the Reece Farm for short, features restored barns, corn crib, chicken house, smokehouse, spring house and petting farm.  State of the art exhibits tell the story of Byron Herbert Reece, the farmer, writer, and poet who lived on this site.

The exhibits showcase the Appalachian style of farming during the early 1900s and the life of Reece himself.  There is also a visitor’s center, gift shop, creek side amphitheater & picnic tables.

UPCOMING EVENTS:

 

The following small venue concerts will be held behind the welcome center on the stage beside the creek or at the pavilion.

*June 5 Saturday 1-3 Jim Wood Solo Artist @ Creekside Deck

*June 12, Sat. Jayna Jennings, Musician Folk/Bluegrass

*June 19, Sat. Wyatt Espalin Musician Fiddler

*June 26 Sat 1-3 Wilderness Pickers Music @ pavilion

*July 2  Fri 1-3 Dr Paul & Tom Edwards,  Music

*July 10 Sat Southside Tone Kings Music Blues

*July 17 Sat 1-3 Moonshine Song Catchers

*July 23 Curtis & Kim Jones Mtn. Gypsy Music 1-3

*July 24 Sat 1-3 Pav. Wilderness Pickers Music @ pavilion

* July 31 Sat 1-3 Mary Strother, Fiddler

*August 7 Saturday 1-3 Jim Wood Solo Artist @ pavilion

*August 13 Fri 1-3 Dr. Paul Music @ Pavilion

*August 14, 2021 Sat. 11:30-2 BHR Society Mater’s & Music

*August 14, 2031 Sat. 11:30-12:30 Wyatt Espalin; Plays Fiddle, Guitar & Harmonica

*Aug. 28 Sat 1-3 Wilderness Pickers Music @ pavilion

*Sept. 3rd, Friday 1-3 Curtis & Kim Jones Mtn. Gypsy Music

*September 18 Sat 1-3 Wilderness Pickers, Music

*October 2 Sat 1-3 Jayna Jennings, Music

*October 15 Fri. 1-3 Dr. Paul, Country Music

*Oct. 22 Friday, 1-3p.m.Curtis & Kim Jones Mtn. Gypsy Music

*October 30 Sat 1-3 Wilderness Pickers. Music

 

 

A WELL-HIDDEN SECRET
Wedding/Reception Venue

Creekside Deck for exchanging Vows & The Betty Sellers Memorial Amphitheater on the creek for smaller ceremonies.

Reception Pavilion

 


 

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2022 BUDGET MEETINGS

A called meeting will be held December 13, 2021 at 5:30pm to adopt the proposed 2022 Union County Government budget.

Find the proposed budget here: 2022 Budget