Br'er Rabbit statue.

Uncle Remus Museum

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Eatonton, Georgia

Joel Chandler Harris, creator of Uncle Remus, was born in Eatonton in 1848. This small museum, located in an old slave cabin, averages 12,000 visitors a year. To appreciate the museum, it's best to have already read the once beloved book -- which is not easy, it being politically incorrect and out-of-print and all. Joel Chandler Harris's books and other souvenirs can be purchased at the museum.

There's a small statue of Br'er Rabbit out front.

Uncle Remus Museum

Address:
214 Oak St., Eatonton, GA
Directions:
Take I-20 from Atlanta to the Madison exit, take 441 Southbound until Eatonton. There is a bypass from Eatonton now, make sure to turn off onto old 441. It's right off the road in the town.
Hours:
M-Sa 10 am - 4 pm, Su 1-4 pm. (Call to verify)
Phone:
706-485-6856
Admission:
Admission
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