Calhoun, Georgia: Sam's Tree House

Owned, built, and lived in by Sam Edwards, former aide to President Jimmy Carter. Sam has proved that anything can be dragged into a tree and lived in, including an airplane, a helicopter, and a submarine from an Elvis Presley movie.

Address:
360 Piedmont St., Calhoun, GA
Directions:
South Wall St in Calhoun, left on Piedmont. Then turn right into a Mexican restaurant parking lot. The tree house is in the back. Private property.
Hours:
Email samstree@aol.com for appt. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
706-629-8842
Admission:
Free.
Save to My Sights

Visitor Tips and News About Sam's Tree House

Reports and tips from RoadsideAmerica.com visitors and Roadside America mobile tipsters. Some tips may not be verified. Submit your own tip.

Sam's Tree House

Run-down piece of junk. Might have been good in its day. Close-up looks like it is ready to fall down.

[Sherry Doran, 06/09/2017]

Sam's Tree House

Sam's Tree House

Park in El Rayo's Mexican Restaurant -- it is right behind it.

[Lou, 12/31/2014]

Sam's Tree House.

Sam's Tree House

This tree house is very unusual. It is multi-level and features a submarine prop from an 1960's Elvis movie, helicopter and more! Owned, built and lived in by Sam Edwards, author and adventurer, former aid to President Jimmy Carter. The airplane is a bedroom. There is also a den, library, kitchen. He has to duck under the branches to get around in his home. It was also featured on a network TV program on unusual homes.

[SearchN, 05/20/2008]
Roadside Presidents
Roadside Presidents App for iPhone. Find this attraction and more: museums, birthplaces, graves of the Chief Execs, first ladies, pets, assassins and wannabes. Prez bios and oddball trivia. Available on the App Store.

Nearby Offbeat Places

Rock GardenRock Garden, Calhoun, GA - 3 mi.
Howard Finster's Paradise GardenHoward Finster's Paradise Garden, Summerville, GA - 21 mi.
Winged Hippie Bus, Private JetWinged Hippie Bus, Private Jet, Rome, GA - 18 mi.
In the region:
Huge Mailbox, Douglasville, GA - 56 mi.

Latest Tips Across Roadside America

Catch up on the latest discoveries from the road.

Explore Thousands of Oddball Tourist Attractions!

Unique destinations in the U.S. and Canada are our special obsession. Use our attraction recommendation and maps to plan your next road trip.

My Sights

My Sights on Roadside America

Create and Save Your Own Crazy Road Trip! ...Try My Sights

Mobile Apps

Roadside America app: iPhone, iPad Roadside America app for iPhone, iPad. On-route maps, 1,000s of photos, special research targets! ...More

Roadside Presidents app: iPhone, iPad Roadside Presidents app for iPhone, iPad. POTUS landmarks, oddities. ...More

Georgia Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

Big Jim: Giant Gunslinger, Bentleyville, Pennsylvania (Nov 29-Dec 5, 2021)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

More Sightings

RoadsideAmerica.com Hotel & Motel Finder

Special rates for hotels.

Book Now