1920s farmstead and cultural heritage center 

MUSEUM

This Old Farmhouse GA is the state’s only nonprofit museum that is family owned and operated by three generations of African-American women. The 2-acre agritourism site shares the stories behind self-sufficiency and agrarian traditions of small-scale landowners, tenant farmers and sharecroppers of Franklin, Georgia. Tour the property and rediscover early farming histories and practices with significance given to the everyday lifeways of women and children of family homesteads across the rural South.

ARTIFACTS

Explore the Southern wares producers used to work rural community jobs, on the land, and in West Georgia’s downtown districts during the early 20th century. View our collection of antique farm tools and household artifacts of days gone by. 

OUTBUILDINGS

Tour the property’s historic bungalow-style homestead that features an Appalachian-designed barn, wellhouse, smokehouse and other original storage houses. Since This Old Farmhouse GA, Inc. is designated as a 501(c)(3), we encourage other organizations, businesses, and communities to become active participants in promoting conservation, historic preservation, farming, and sound land management practices with us.

HOMESTEADING CLASSROOMS

With seven farmhouse exhibit rooms, a wellhouse, smokehouse, fireside pit and seasonal garden projects, the site approaches homesteading from assorted workshops throughout the year. This Old Farmhouse GA is always seeking instructors who have expertise in other areas of homesteading and agrarian lifeways.

COMMUNITY

This Old Farmhouse GA, Inc. burrows in Heard County. Its county seat being Franklin, Georgia, known for its mills. The farmhouse adds to the local rural community’s narrative by sharing lifestyles of the town’s early 20th-century residents. This Old Farmhouse GA, Inc. interprets rural life while providing educational opportunities such as folk life, regional history, local culture and customs for all ages. Our cultural center also redefines the idea of the modern farmer and strives to provide the community with the tools necessary to become “one with nature.”

CONTACT 

This Old Farmhouse GA, Inc. is a family-owned original farm homestead museum. To book a visit call 404-558-5307 or 678-853-9056. You can email farmhousega@gmail.com as well. The site is open for tours by reservation only. Depending on the nature of your visit, we have guided and self-guided tours, homesteading classes, tour packages, and event rentals.

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1920s farmstead and cultural heritage center 

MUSEUM

This Old Farmhouse GA is the state’s only nonprofit museum that is family owned and operated by three generations of African-American women. The 2-acre agritourism site shares the stories behind self-sufficiency and agrarian traditions of small-scale landowners, tenant farmers and sharecroppers of Franklin, Georgia. Tour the property and rediscover early farming histories and practices with significance given to the everyday lifeways of women and children of family homesteads across the rural South.

ARTIFACTS

Explore the Southern wares producers used to work rural community jobs, on the land, and in West Georgia’s downtown districts during the early 20th century. View our collection of antique farm tools and household artifacts of days gone by. 

 

OUTBUILDINGS

Tour the property’s historic bungalow-style homestead that features an Appalachian-designed barn, wellhouse, smokehouse and other original storage houses. Since This Old Farmhouse GA, Inc. is designated as a 501(c)(3), we encourage other organizations, businesses, and communities to become active participants in promoting conservation, historic preservation, farming, and sound land management practices with us.

 

HOMESTEADING CLASSROOMS

With seven farmhouse exhibit rooms, a wellhouse, smokehouse, fireside pit and seasonal garden projects, the site approaches homesteading from assorted workshops throughout the year. This Old Farmhouse GA is always seeking instructors who have expertise in other areas of homesteading and agrarian lifeways.

COMMUNITY

This Old Farmhouse GA, Inc. burrows in Heard County. Its county seat being Franklin, Georgia, known for its mills. The farmhouse adds to the local rural community’s narrative by sharing lifestyles of the town’s early 20th-century residents. This Old Farmhouse GA, Inc. interprets rural life while providing educational opportunities such as folk life, regional history, local culture and customs for all ages. Our cultural center also redefines the idea of the modern farmer and strives to provide the community with the tools necessary to become “one with nature.”

 

CONTACT

This Old Farmhouse GA, Inc. is a family-owned original farm homestead museum. To book a visit call 404-558-5307 or 678-853-9056. You can email farmhousega@gmail.com as well. The site is open for tours by reservation only. Depending on the nature of your visit, we have guided and self-guided tours, homesteading classes, tour packages, and event rentals.

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