Flannery O’Connor Childhood Home
207 East Charlton Street Savannah, Georgia 3140
Distance from hotel: 15.1 mi
Phone: (912) 233-6014
Savannah, Georgia was the where Flannery O'Connor lived as a child. She is considered one of the most important southern authors of her time; crafting books and short stories. Savannah, Georgia was the where Flannery O'Connor lived as a child. She is considered one of the most important southern authors of her time; crafting books and short stories. She received the O. Henry Award, after her death, three times for her work. Her home is now a museum at 207 East Charlton St.
You can visit her restored home Friday afternoon through Monday afternoon between the hours of 1 p.m. and 4p.m. FlanneryÕs home has been restored to the depression-era in an authentic manner and is considered one of the few homes that have this sort of realism. You can tour the home, stroll through the garden where Flannery spent time as a child, and walk through the extensive library. A gift store is also available on site.
Whether you are a literature student or just love books this is a wonderful way to spend an afternoon experiencing the influence that produced one our best known female authors. There are various free events planned all year and you can find out the specifics by calling 912-233-6014. If you would like to tour children under 15 can take the tour free, and there's special pricing for students.