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Upcoming Events, Workshops and Announcements:

Native Plants & Native People

ByBySara WilsonMay 2, 2023

Join us Sunday, May 7th for our final Garden program of the season. At 1pm, Janice Broda will tell us about the uses native plants have been put to in…

Adult Writers Workshop

ByBySara WilsonApr 7, 2023

Celebrate National Poetry Month by learning the craft from two celebrated poets! Barbara Hamby and David Kirby will be in town for our 12th Annual Poetry & BBQ on April…

Tickets Now Available for Our 12th Annual Poetry & BBQ

ByBySara WilsonApr 5, 2023

You don’t want to miss this! Where else are you going to get a deliciousSouthern BBQ dinner — with a side of poetry? There will also be meet-the-author book-signings, poetry…

Bring Your Group to the LRJ House & Garden!

ByBySara WilsonApr 5, 2023

Did you know we book private group tours of the house and garden and use of the Pole Barn? If you’re part of any kind of neighborhood or civic group…

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Save the historic house and support literary programs that nurture passion for writing

The Laura (Riding) Jackson house opened its doors to the public in 1993. Since then we have become a gathering place for readers, writers, and Laura (Riding) Jackson enthusiasts of all ages.