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TOUR: WREN'S NEST

Georgia Traveler visits the Wren's Nest in their "Book Tour of Georgia" episode. The Wren's Nest is the historic home of Joel Chandler Harris, the journalist who penned the Uncle Remus tales.

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For many years a favorite at the Wren's Nest in Atlanta, Akbar Imhotep has extensive experience working with school children throughout the Atlanta area where he conducts theater workshops and teaches puppetry arts skills. With the motto, "Have Stories Will Travel," Akbar has appeared at numerous festivals across the country including the Zora Neale Hurston Festival in Eatonville, Florida, and the African Street Festival in Brooklyn, New York. In Georgia, Akbar has participated in the Cotton Days Festival in Marietta, the Corn Tassel Festival in Gainesville, and the National Black Arts Festival in Atlanta.

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