Ashantilly Center, Darien

4.5
#9 of 14 in Things to do in Darien
Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Ashantilly is the non-profit organization founded by William G. Haynes, Jr. of Darien, GA. He was an award-winning letterpress printer and artist. His home is constructed on the footprint of Thomas Spalding's mainland home, circa 1820. The original tabby walls form the core of the home's central section left standing after a devastating 1937 fire. Events and activities center on local coastal history, culture and crafts; environment and organic gardening, beekeeping, and letterpress printing (classes, workshops, Artist Residencies).
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  • We were lucky to find Marty there to show us around the print shop and also the home as we dropped by on a Wednesday afternoon. We learned so much and love the items we purchased from the print shop.....  more »
  • We had a wonderful time visiting Ashantilly Center for theie open house for Christmas. Beautiful Historic decorations, wine and snacks and serenaded by Christmas Charolers are sure to get you in the....  more »
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  • A lovely and historical place.
  • Beautiful historical home with amazing volunteers!

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