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Sidney Lanier Cottage, Macon

#6 of 6 in Historic Sites in Macon
Historic Site · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
The Sidney Lanier Cottage is a historic cottage on High Street in Macon, Georgia, that was the birthplace of poet, musician, and soldier Sidney Lanier. Sidney Lanier Cottage was purchased by the Middle Georgia Historical Society in 1973, and opened to the public in 1975. The Sidney Lanier Cottage now serves as a museum, event space, and home of the Lanier Center for Literary Arts.

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  • The Sidney Lanier cottage was fascinating. The story of Sidney Lanier is the story of an ordinary man that did extraordinary things. And the legacy that his wife protected and curated. Our tour was....  more »
  • Amazing. From the moment we walked in and breathed in the scent of the old building, to the end of the (extra good) tour, we enjoyed everything we learned. Sid Lanier was an amazing man and it was...  more »
  • Excellent source of history, inside & out!
  • Nice but, needs a little work done to it

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