Join us for Settlement Day at the William Harris Homestead Museum & Education Center on Saturday, November 6th. Come watch, learn, and experience the way people lived hundreds of years ago.

Make a day of it! Tour the log house, stroll through the grounds or take a hayride and enjoy the beautiful sights of fall. Pack a lunch and enjoy a picnic under the pavilion.

FREE birdpoint arrowheads to the first 50 guests through the gate!
*Adult permission required for guest 12 and under

Event admission $10 (all ages) advance tickets suggested, limited quantities will be available at the gate.Tickets available at

Images from Past Settlement Days

Public Tours are Back!

The William Harris Homestead Museum & Education Center has reopened to the public! Come spend the day touring this award winning Georgia landmark. Learn about life in the 19th century through the lens of the Harris Family while touring our historic log house (circa 1825), outbuildings, gardens, and exhibits.

The Helen Arnold Pavilion is the perfect place to enjoy a picnic lunch after your tour!

We are open on the first and third Saturdays of each month March – December from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Guided tours are offered on the hour from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Ticket information is available at

We thank you for your continued support and look forward to seeing you again soon!

Gather Here…For Your Special Event

The William Harris Homestead Museum & Education Center, a Georgia historical site, offers a beautiful property – 1825 log house and outbuildings, lush gardens, stunning landscapes – as a backdrop for a special and memorable wedding venue.

The Homestead is a perfect location for outdoor weddings, receptions, rehearsal dinners, bridal showers, and photo shoots. The property is designed and maintained for picturesque settings for your outdoor event for up to 300 guests.

The Helen Arnold Harris Pavilion is the perfect place for birthday parties, family reunions, or weddings. The Pavilion can easily seat up to 100 people and boasts a kitchen, an 18×18 patio (perfect for dancing!), accessible bathrooms, and the ability to have vinyl walls and heaters in the case of inclement weather needs.

Worried about scheduling conflicts during these unprecedented times? We currently offer the ability to reschedule your special event for up to a year from your original date at no additional charge, or you can select a partial refund on your deposit due to full cancellation. Contact for prices and availability.

The Homestead offers a place with a sense of forever, a long history of people who lived and loved there, a feeling of serenity and a spirit of goodness. How else would you want to begin a marriage? Come and visit the William Harris Homestead Museum & Education Center. We want to share in your destiny.

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Thank you for your continued support!

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Our mailing address is:
William Harris Homestead Foundation, Inc.
3636 Hwy 11
Monroe, GA 30656