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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
Special Events:
August 8, 2020 - Mater's & Music (All day celebration)
September 12, 2020 - Byron Hebert Reece 103 Birthday Celebration
                                            (Time TBA)

 

 

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.  A beautiful pavilion is available to rent for weddings and other events. 

UPCOMING EVENTS:
August 8, 2020 – Mater’s & Music (Pavilion)  CANCELED
September 12, 2020 – Byron Herbert Reece Birthday Celebration (Pavilion)

 


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Announcements
PUBLIC HEARINGS:

All concerned citizens are invited to the public hearings on the tentatively adopted millage rate.

- Thursday, Aug 20, 2020 at 10am.
- Thursday, Aug 20, 2020 at 5:00pm.
- Thursday, Aug 20, 2020 at 6:00pm.

The millage rate will be set in a Called Meeting on Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 6:30pm at the Union County Courthouse.