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Sidney Lanier Cottage

935 High St, Macon, GA 31201-2034
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Third one of three historical homes to see in Macon

This home won't be for everyone, but it is a well-restored home on a quiet street in a lovely... read more

Reviewed 1 January 2017
Kay M
,
Augusta, GA
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Very Interesting

We walked to this attraction from the downtown area. It was built in 1840 and is free to tour. If... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2016
WAYNE B
,
Fort Myers, Florida
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935 High St, Macon, GA 31201-2034
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Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

This home won't be for everyone, but it is a well-restored home on a quiet street in a lovely neighborhood. I was not as familiar with the significance of Sidney Lanier, but I knew that there were two lakes and many schools named after him....More

2  Thank Kay M
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Reviewed 16 July 2016

We walked to this attraction from the downtown area. It was built in 1840 and is free to tour. If you like old history then take the time to visit

2  Thank WAYNE B
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Reviewed 3 July 2015 via mobile

Both my sister and I had our bridesmaids luncheons here when we got married. One in 2001 and the other in 2011. Very great staff and beautiful house!

Thank Julia C
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Reviewed 13 April 2015

We visited and was given the tour. Very short but very informative. Wish the upstairs was redone to be opened for the tour.

Thank TheReddicks
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Reviewed 17 March 2015

If you don't know Lanier's history, this is not much of a visit1 Turns out he was basically just born in the house. Interesting antiques, small gift shop, but not a place to go out of your way to.

Thank keepagoing
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Reviewed 1 February 2015

Toured this home one Saturday, and was the only ones on the tour. The home is not that majastic as some of the other older homes in Macon, but our tour guide was very knowledgeable about Sidney Lanier and his life, which is what the...More

1  Thank tleeEvans
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Reviewed 24 February 2014 via mobile

Hidden in downtown off the beaten path. Good place to spend the day, interesting history about Sidney Lanier and his family. He was a poet in the 1800's. Fought in the War between the states. Died young, in his 30's from tuberculosis, if I remember...More

1  Thank tmeador
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Reviewed 2 November 2013

I was here for a family wedding last weekend. It's an excellent venue for a wedding or private party. All of the wedding party had an excellent time. Living in somewhat nearby South Carolina, I'd recommend spring or fall use of this location.

Thank SCOsprey
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Reviewed 8 April 2013

A real good example of a cottage in Georgia. Not a Mansion but a great home to see how things were in the past.

Thank TpartyTallahassee
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Reviewed 18 February 2013

I have visited this structure many times. It is a wonderful venue for a private social event as well as a fine location to learn some history.

Thank GeorgiaFlowerChild
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