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“Beautiful old Dame”
Review of Ashantilly Center

Ashantilly Center
Ranked #8 of 20 things to do in Darien
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Owner description: The Ashantilly Center, known as “Old Tabby,” was the mainland home of Thomas Spalding, early Georgia planter, legislator, and McIntosh County landowner. The original home, circa 1820, burned in 1937, and the current house was an ongoing project of the Haynes family. Today, the Ashantilly Center is a non-profit educational and cultural historic site, organized and founded by William G. Haynes, Jr. Mr. Haynes was an artist, small letterpress printer (The Ashantilly Press), and environmentalist. His legacy, the Ashantilly Center, hosts cultural and historic events and workshops.
Reviewed 15 March 2012

Such a beautiful 'old dame' of a house offering special events from Scotch Whisky tastings to and evening with an author.

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Reviewed 24 August 2010

The annual Ice Cream Churning Contest on Labor Day weekend is one of the most fun events. You can sample various ice creams for $5 or just bring a lawn chair and listen to the music. Outside, under the branches of the live oak trees - wonderful, peaceful place to be on a Sunday afternoon. Local celebratries and citizens churn the ice cream and vie for "Best of Show" award.

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