Experience Appalachian Farm Life

The Byron Herbert Reece Farm and Heritage Center is a great place to come and learn about Appalachian poet Byron H. Reece and explore the land on which he was born and raised.

Reece Farm

Reece Farm

8552 Gainesville Highway
Blairsville, GA

Phone Number:
(706) 745-2034

Reece Farm Hours:
Open April thru November
Wednesday thru Saturday 10:00am to 4:00pm
Admission is free!

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.

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Reece Farm’s App




More Information

Who is Byron Herbert Reece?


Social Media Links

Facebook: Byron Herbert Reece Farm
Instagram: @bhrfarmga
Twitter: @bhrfarm


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