Explore & Experience the Legendary Charm of the South

The Taylor Grady House is a national historic landmark in Athens, GA available for special events, open to the public for tours, and serves as the home of the Junior League of Athens. 

The Taylor Grady House will be closed Saturday, November 22 through Sunday, November 30, for the Thanksgiving holiday.

We will be answering emails periodically, if you have any questions please email athensjl@gmail.com.

Happy Thanksgiving!

We have wonderful news! If you are interested in a spring Taylor Grady House wedding, Friday, April 10th just opened up for rental.

We are offering a special Friday rate of $1,750 for 10 hours. We normally do not do Friday only rentals, so this prince is a steal! It includes 200 white folding chairs, eighteen 8 foot banquet tables, twelve 60 inch round tables, two bar tables, and security!

Please call, 706.549.8688 or email, athensjl@gmail.com for more details!

As an Event Venue our goal is to give you the wedding or event of your dreams.  An event that reflects your unique personality and style, and one that will delight you and your guests. 

Photo courtesy of Berrytree Photography

Photo courtesy of Berrytree Photography

As a Museum we are a proud member of the Athens Historic House Museum Association.  

  • Our mission, "...is to provide for a cooperative effort to preserve, interpret, and promote historic resources as vehicles for education, environmental quality, aesthetic appreciation, and heritage tourism."  

  • Our vision, "...[is to] increase the awareness of Athens' architectural and cultural heritage through interpretation of historic resources, making Athens a primary destination for heritage tourists, students of history and the decorative arts, and a source of pride and education for all Athenians."

Upcoming Community Events at the Taylor Grady House

December 5th: Athens Young Professional Christmas Party


Tickets cost $15.00 and all proceedes will go to the United Way

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December 7th: Book signing for The Tangible Past in Athens, Georgia  


Charlotte Marshall and other essayists featured in the new book, The Tangible Past in Athens, will be on had to sign and discuss their book!  Books will be available for purchase at the event.   Refreshments from Beyond the Hedges Cookbook, will be provided by the Junior League of Athens,

December 12th:  Holiday Open House with the T.R.R. Cobb House


We invite you our holiday open houses, featuring new exhibits: Vanished Prince Avenue & Santa and the Civil War: The Cartoons of Thomas Nast



December 13th: Cookies with Santa!


Bring the kids to meet Santa, enjoy some refreshments and story time, and have their pictures taken by Wingate Downs. Cost for photos is $30.