Save the Date!


The Byron Herbert Reece Centennial Festival of Remembrance

Saturday, September 23, 2017
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
At the Reece Farm and Heritage Center


Join us as we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the birth of Byron Herbert Reece with special speakers, events, and music.

Highlights will include:

  • The North Georgia Chamber Symphony Quartet performing Reece favorites …
  • Readers Theatre dramatic reading from a 1979 project at Young Harris College …
  • Remarks by Pastor Jan Devereaux, who knew Reece’s brother …
  • Remarks by John Kay, founding Chairman of the Reece Society …
  • Announcement of Reece commemorative granite marker at the Reece Park on Blood Mountain (to replace the bronze marker stolen from 1959 memorial) that will contain Reece’s poem, I Go By Ways of Rust and Flame, and a photo …

More information coming soon!  Mark your calendars and plan to spend the day enjoying the mountains and honoring the life and talent of this native son.



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