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Taylor-Grady House

  • 634 Prince Ave.|
  • Athens GA 30605
  • 706.549.8688
  • | Fax: 706.613.0860
  • Region: Prince Ave-Normaltown

This Greek Revival architectural masterpiece was the collegiate home of acclaimed newspaper editor Henry W. Grady, credited with establishing the view of the New South after the Civil War. Designated a National Historic Landmark. Admission $3 per person. Or, purchase a combination ticket for ALL four Athens house museums! Hours: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Mon, Wed, Fri; 12 p.m. - 4 p.m. Tues, Thurs. Closed on weekends.

This gracious antebellum mansion was built in the 1840s by General Robert Taylor for a family summer home. The Taylor-Grady House is a Greek Revival design and displays furnishings of its original era. In 1976, the home was designated as a National Historic Landmark and is now owned by Athens-Clarke County and managed by the Junior League of Athens. It can accommodate groups up to 300 persons for events (inside and outside). The square footage for the inside rooms combined is 10,379. The square footage for the porches and patio combined is 2,469. Among the many lavishly decorated bedrooms lies a large conference room and an elegant ballroom, making the antebellum home a wonderful choice for meetings, weddings, receptions, and dinners.