Uncle Remus Museum

Uncle Remus Museum (HMGU9)

Location: Eatonton, GA 31024 Putnam County
Country: United States of America

N 33° 19.277', W 83° 23.305'

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This memorial to Joel Chandler Harris, born in Eatonton Dec. 9, 1848, was constructed from three slave cabins found in Putnam County. Uncle Remus Museum, Inc., a local non-profit organization of dedicated citizens established and has maintained its operation continuously from the opening on April 21, 1963.

Turner Park is a part of the home place of Joseph Sydney Turner, the "little boy" to whom the world famous stories of the "critters" were told by "Uncle Remus," Harris' unique creation. Turner grew up at "Turnwold," nine miles east of Eatonton, home of his father, Joseph Addison turner, where Harris had his first job assisting in printing The Countryman.
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HM NumberHMGU9
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Year Placed1977
Placed ByUncle Remus Museum, Inc
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 at 5:07am PDT -07:00
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Photo Credits: [1] JENNI SCHMITT  
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 277670 N 3689451
Decimal Degrees33.32128333, -83.38841667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 19.277', W 83° 23.305'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 19' 16.62" N, 83° 23' 18.30" W
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Area Code(s)706, 478
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 313 S Washington Ave, Eatonton GA 31024, US
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