Wren’s Nest

Wren’s Nest is a historic house museum honoring the legacy of Joel Chandler Harris, author of the Uncle Remus stories. Established as a museum in 1913, shortly after Harris’s death, Wren’s Nest has preserved the cultural heritage and literary history of the South, captivating visitors with its rich storytelling tradition and Victorian-era charm.

The Wren’s Nest stands out for its well-preserved Queen Anne-style architecture, original furnishings, and an extensive collection of Harris’s works and personal memorabilia. The house offers a glimpse into the late 19th century life and hosts regular storytelling events, keeping the oral tradition alive. Its famous Brer Rabbit tales not only entertained generations but also played a significant role in preserving African American folklore.