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.

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 31 Sat 1-3 Pav. Wilderness Pickers Music @ pavilion

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

*August 20 Fri 1-3 Appalachian String Strummers, Music

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

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

*September 18 Sat 1-3 Wilderness Pickers, 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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