Steep yourself in Atlanta’s fascinating turn of the century history with a guided tour of the Wren’s Nest house museum. Restored to look exactly as it did when the Chandler Harris family lived in it in the early 1900’s the museum is full of African American history and interesting facts about some of Joel Chandler Harris’ contemporaries: Mark Twain, President Theodore Roosevelt, Andrew Carnegie.
Tour Atlanta’s Wren’s Nest Museum, the former home of journalist Joel Chandler Harris
The beautifully restored home and grounds hold a trove of preserved African American folklore
Learn how the beloved ‘Brer Rabbit’ stories - written by Joel Chandler Harris - came to be
Listen to live readings of the ‘Brer Rabbit” stories on Saturdays at 1 pm