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Clarkesville, Georgia: World Famous SamG Land Team Field Report

1390 Tom Born Rd, Clarkesville, GA
Northeast of Clarkesville. From US-23 turn north onto Tom Born Rd, then immediately turn right into the gas station. Either park there, or take the small ramp over the curb to the right of the diesel pumps onto a little dirt road that leads into the woods. SamG Land is back there.
Email in advance if you want to be sure to meet Sam. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Donation box on site, or buy an artwork from SamG.
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World Famous SamG Land.

World Famous SamG Land

Sam Granger has filled his yard in the woods with colorful folk art, including the World's Largest Grit. Free hugs available to everyone. Report... [12/01/2019]

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World Famous SamG Land

Tried to visit in December -- unable to find the road. There seemed to be some new ground clearing for construction -- but not drivable. Not sure if it's still there.

[Mary Schilpp, 12/28/2022]

It's still there. Sam asks that visitors email before visiting. He can direct you to SamG Land if you're unsure how to find it.

Love One Another junk robot.

SamG Land

I took a spontaneous road trip yesterday and ventured to this amazing land of giggles and thought-provoking art. It's whimsy and folk art combined!

Take a stroll through the woods on the trail to the right of the World's Largest Grit. Make sure you sit in the Time Machine. Be reminded that "You Matter." If you're lucky, you'll get to meet Sam and have a chat with him and hear the stories that inspired his art. If you're luckier, you'll get to meet his wife and see some of her handmade pottery!

It's a great distraction from the insanity of the world right now and a true reminder that the world is our canvas. You'll walk away with a smile on your face and a spring in your step!

[Melinda, 10/08/2020]

SamG art.

SamG Land

SamG has added lots of new things to see at his art environment.

[Anita Shegog, 12/30/2018]

Sam Granger is known not only for his folk art, but for his offer of free hugs to all visitors.

Sam Granger offers free hugs.

SamG Land

Southern folk artist Sam Granger, known for boasting about "perfect TV hair" and his standing offer of "free hugs," has created a wild roadside attraction at his home in the community of Hollywood near Clarksville. Lots to see, including the World's Largest Grit.

[Anita Shegog, 09/10/2017]

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