Hardman Farm Historic Site


Saturday, February 1, 2020

Opening Day at Hardman Farm
Saturday, Feb 1, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Hardman Farm reopens for the season. Join us for a guided tour on the hour, with the first one at 10:00 a.m., and the last going out at 3:00 p.m. Adults: $12, Seniors: $10 , Youth: $7, Children under 6: free. Plus tax. 706-878-1077.
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Sunday, February 9, 2020

Georgia History Festival's Super Museum Sunday
Sunday, Feb 9, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Georgia History Festival's Super Museum Sunday Hardman Farm Historic Site is participating in Super Museum Sunday, hosted by the Georgia Historical Society. Admission on this day is FREE! Hardman Farm boasts 173 acres and over 19 outbuildings to explore. It is also home to the second most recognized feature in the State of Georgia, the Nacoochee Indian Mound. 706-878-1077.

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Friends of Hardman Farm: Volunteer Recruitment Day
Wednesday, Feb 26, 2020 10 AM to 12 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
We are gearing up for a special year, our 150th anniversary! Join us for a volunteer open house and hear about all the great opportunities and benefits of becoming a volunteer at Hardman Farm. Morning biscuits will be provided, and all prospective volunteers will enjoy a tour of the farm. 706-878-1077.

Saturday, March 28, 2020

Remarkable Women of Georgia & Hardman Farm
Saturday, Mar 28, 2020 11 AM to 1:30 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Come celebrate Women’s History Month with special lecture by author Sara Martin Hines (Remarkable Georgia Women). RSVP required @ 706-878-1077. After the lecture, take a tour of the Mansion and be greeted by some of the remarkable women who called Hardman Farm home. The lecture is free to attend. Regular admission rates apply for tours. $12 adults, $10 seniors, $7 youth, under 6 free. 706-878-1077.
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Saturday, April 4, 2020

Sweep the 'Hooch
Saturday, Apr 4, 2020 9 AM to 12 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
We will be partnering with Chattahoochee Riverkeepers and Smithgall Woods State Park to do a river clean-up of the Chattahoochee. We invite you to keep our rivers clean and beautiful by picking up trash along our Helen to Hardman Heritage Trail. 706-878-1077.

Saturday, April 11, 2020

Natural Egg Dying Program
Saturday, Apr 11, 2020 1 PM to 3 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Learn how to dye your Easter eggs the old fashioned way with natural materials such as onions, beets, and turmeric. Eggs will be provided for participants. Old fashioned games will also be available for kids to play. We will also have baby chicks to hold, courtesy of Ash Brothers Feed & Farm Supply! $5. 706-878-1077.
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Tuesday, April 14, 2020

Helen Business Appreciation Day
Tuesday, Apr 14, 2020 11 AM to 2 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
This event is exclusively for local Helen businesses. Hardman Farm invites local business owners and staff for a hot dog lunch and tour of Hardman Farm. Throughout the year we work together to provide guests to our region with memorable experiences. 706-878-1077.

Saturday, April 25, 2020

Tea with Emma Hardman in the 1930's
Saturday, Apr 25, 2020 11 AM to 3 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Experience teatime in the 1930’s with Mrs. Emma Hardman, wife of Georgia’s 65th governor, Lamartine Hardman. Guest will enjoy 1930’s dressed characters, a tour of the mansion and tea on the veranda served with traditional 1930’s finger foods. 706-878-1077.

Saturday, June 6, 2020

National Trails Day: Falls to Farm 11 mile hike
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 8 AM to 4 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
This hike is an 11-mile, one-way hike that celebrates the shared history of Hardman Farm and Anna Ruby Falls! Anna Ruby Falls was named after Capt. James Nichols’ daughter, Anna Ruby Nichols. Capt. Nichols built the Mansion at West End in the Nacoochee Valley in 1870. $40. 706-878-1077.
National Trails Day: Helen to Hardman Heritage Trail
Saturday, Jun 6, 2020 10 AM to 12 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Enjoy a 2 mile out and back guided hike along the Helen to Hardman Heritage Trail. This hike will lead you through several layers of history in White County, as well as the natural history of the Chattahoochee River. Meet in the Visitor Center. $5-$12. 706-878-1077.

Saturday, June 13, 2020

Victorian Wake
Saturday, Jun 13, 2020 4 PM to 6 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
. The Victorian’s had interesting customs, superstitions and sense of style back in the late 1800’s. The Friends of Hardman Farm present a true Victorian Wake experience in conjunction with the passing of Augusta Latimer, Kate Nichols mother, 133 years ago. See how they dressed and what was customary of the day during a Victorian Era wake. $20. 706-878-1077.

Thursday, June 18, 2020

Movie Night at the Farm
Thursday, Jun 18, 2020 7:30 PM to 10 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
This is a special event celebrating our 150th Anniversary at Hardman Farm! View props from the 1950’s movie I’d Climb the Highest Mountain that was filmed right here in the Sautee-Nacoochee Valley and meet residents who participated in the filming project. Popcorn and refreshments will be available for purchase. $6. 706-878-1077.

Saturday, June 27, 2020

U-Pick Harvest Festival
Saturday, Jun 27, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Governor Hardman grew several acres of corn to feed his livestock. The UGA White County Extension and Hardman Farm have grown an acre of pesticide free corn, sunflowers and sorghum. Harvest your own sunflowers or corn and see how sorghum is harvested and processed. Enjoy a beautiful day in the Valley with music, games and treats. Regular Tour Rates: Adults: $12, Seniors (62+): $10, Youth (6-17): $7, Children under 6: Free. Plus tax. 706-878-1077.

Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Anna Ruby Tuesday
Tuesday, Jul 7, 2020 10 AM to 2 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
What was life like for a well-to-do girl in Nacoochee in the 1870s? In this one day camp, 6-10 year old girls will play period games, play dress up with Victorian attire and have an English tea. Advanced registration required. $30 per child. 706-878-1077.

Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Arrowheads Through the Ages
Tuesday, Jul 14, 2020 10 AM to 2 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
In this one-day camp for children ages 6-10, the evolution of Native American hunting tools will be explored. What tools were used for which animals? How did they change over time? The fields of Archaeology and History combine with recreation to create a fun, active day for kids. $30. 706-878-1077.

Thursday, July 16, 2020

Movie Night at the Farm
Thursday, Jul 16, 2020 7:30 PM to 10 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
This is a special event celebrating our 150th Anniversary at Hardman Farm! View props from the 1950’s movie I’d Climb the Highest Mountain that was filmed right here in the Sautee-Nacoochee Valley and meet residents who participated in the filming project. Popcorn and refreshments will be available for purchase. $6. 706-878-1077.

Saturday, July 25, 2020

Hardman Farm to Table Dinner
Saturday, Jul 25, 2020 5 PM to 8:30 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Bernie’s Nacoochee Guest House in Sautee will serve dinner on the lawn at the mansion. The affair begins at 5PM with wine and hors d'oeuvres while guest browse and enjoy fiddle music. All ingredients are Georgia Grown, mostly here in White County. The wine you will be served comes from the Habersham vineyards you pass entering the Farm! $75. 706-878-1077.

Saturday, August 8, 2020

Friends of Hardman Farm: Volunteer Recruitment Day
Saturday, Aug 8, 2020 10 AM to 12 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
We are gearing up for a special year, our 150th anniversary! Join us for a volunteer open house and hear about all the great opportunities and benefits of becoming a volunteer at Hardman Farm. Morning biscuits will be provided, and all prospective volunteers will enjoy a tour of the farm. 706-878-1077.

Saturday, September 26, 2020

Your State Parks Day
Saturday, Sep 26, 2020 10 AM to 12 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Volunteers around the country will be helping to improve their favorite state park or historic site on this special day. We hope you will join us in improving Hardman Farm. 706-878-1077.

Saturday, October 10, 2020

Movie Night at the Farm
Saturday, Oct 10, 2020 7 PM to 9:30 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
This is a special event celebrating our 150th Anniversary at Hardman Farm! View props from the 1950’s movie I’d Climb the Highest Mountain that was filmed right here in the Sautee-Nacoochee Valley and meet residents who participated in the filming project. Popcorn and refreshments will be available for purchase. $6. 706-878-1077.

Saturday, October 24, 2020

Mountain Farm Celebration
Saturday, Oct 24, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Enjoy the feel of an old-fashioned country fair set in the beautiful Nacoochee Valley, surrounded by the colors of the season. $6. 706-878-1077.

Wednesday, November 11, 2020

Veteran's Appreciation Day
Wednesday, Nov 11, 2020 10 AM to 4 PM
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
In honor of Veteran's Day, Hardman Farm will be inviting all Veterans, military service members and their families to enjoy free admission to Hardman Farm on Monday, November 11th, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Our last hourly guided tour of the Mansion will begin at 3:00 p.m. Hardman Farm Staff would like to thank you for your service! 706-878-1077.
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Friday, December 4, 2020

Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm
Fridays 4 PM - 7 PM – Dec 4, 2020 until Dec 19, 2020 
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm Come see the Mansion at West End in period holiday decor and learn about Victorian Christmas traditions from docents dressed in their finest 1870's garb. This open house on Friday and Saturday nights in December is highlighted by twinkling candle lights, visits with Santa, and a trip down the Unicoi Turnpike by horse drawn wagon. Adults: $12, Seniors (62+): $10, Youth (6-17): $7, Child (under 6): Free, Family Rate (2 adults+children): $35. 706-878-1077.

Saturday, December 5, 2020

Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm
Fridays 4 PM - 7 PM – Dec 5, 2020 until Dec 19, 2020 
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm Come see the Mansion at West End in period holiday decor and learn about Victorian Christmas traditions from docents dressed in their finest 1870's garb. This open house on Friday and Saturday nights in December is highlighted by twinkling candle lights, visits with Santa, and a trip down the Unicoi Turnpike by horse drawn wagon. Adults: $12, Seniors (62+): $10, Youth (6-17): $7, Child (under 6): Free, Family Rate (2 adults+children): $35. 706-878-1077.

Friday, December 11, 2020

Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm
Fridays 4 PM - 7 PM – Dec 11, 2020 until Dec 19, 2020 
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm Come see the Mansion at West End in period holiday decor and learn about Victorian Christmas traditions from docents dressed in their finest 1870's garb. This open house on Friday and Saturday nights in December is highlighted by twinkling candle lights, visits with Santa, and a trip down the Unicoi Turnpike by horse drawn wagon. Adults: $12, Seniors (62+): $10, Youth (6-17): $7, Child (under 6): Free, Family Rate (2 adults+children): $35. 706-878-1077.

Saturday, December 12, 2020

Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm
Fridays 4 PM - 7 PM – Dec 12, 2020 until Dec 19, 2020 
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm Come see the Mansion at West End in period holiday decor and learn about Victorian Christmas traditions from docents dressed in their finest 1870's garb. This open house on Friday and Saturday nights in December is highlighted by twinkling candle lights, visits with Santa, and a trip down the Unicoi Turnpike by horse drawn wagon. Adults: $12, Seniors (62+): $10, Youth (6-17): $7, Child (under 6): Free, Family Rate (2 adults+children): $35. 706-878-1077.

Friday, December 18, 2020

Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm
Fridays 4 PM - 7 PM – Dec 18, 2020 until Dec 19, 2020 
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm Come see the Mansion at West End in period holiday decor and learn about Victorian Christmas traditions from docents dressed in their finest 1870's garb. This open house on Friday and Saturday nights in December is highlighted by twinkling candle lights, visits with Santa, and a trip down the Unicoi Turnpike by horse drawn wagon. Adults: $12, Seniors (62+): $10, Youth (6-17): $7, Child (under 6): Free, Family Rate (2 adults+children): $35. 706-878-1077.

Saturday, December 19, 2020

Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm
Fridays 4 PM - 7 PM – Dec 19, 2020 
Hardman Farm Historic Site - Sautee Nacoochee, GA
Victorian Christmas at Hardman Farm Come see the Mansion at West End in period holiday decor and learn about Victorian Christmas traditions from docents dressed in their finest 1870's garb. This open house on Friday and Saturday nights in December is highlighted by twinkling candle lights, visits with Santa, and a trip down the Unicoi Turnpike by horse drawn wagon. Adults: $12, Seniors (62+): $10, Youth (6-17): $7, Child (under 6): Free, Family Rate (2 adults+children): $35. 706-878-1077.