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Hank Williams Boyhood Home And Museum

127 Rose Street


Hank Williams' Boyhood Home & Museum at 127 Rose Street, Georgiana Alabama, you'll see the surroundings that influenced country music's greatest legend. Local musicians, including a black street singer known as ""Teetot"", taught Hank Williams how to play the guitar. They would play the guitar on the front porch and during the winter, they would crawl underneath the house to play and sing near the warmth of the fireplace.

Hank had fun making music, perhaps an escape from the hard times he and his family experienced. Hank was born into difficult times on a farm in Mount Olive, southwest of Georgiana. Adversity continued when just before their move to Georgiana, Hank's father had to be admitted to a veterans hospital. Shortly after their move to Georgiana, Hank, his mother and sister lost their home to fire. They relocated to 127 Rose Street.

After school, Hank sold peanuts and shined shoes at the depot to help support the family. Some think his mother put aside some of his earnings to buy his first guitar. Without any doubt, 127 Rose Street became the place where Hank Williams' dreams came true. We invite you to visit Hank's Boyhood Home & Museum in Georgiana, Alabama!


Jon Key

Thursday, July 5, 2018
This place is affordable. Super neat to stand right there next to Hank's old suit and guitar. The old ledgers on the wall from the record companies paying him royalties was super cool, too. The whole experience was well worth the price, the cheap admission and the 10min drive off the interstate. You can experience the whole thing in as little as 1/2 hour, or could spend much longer if time permitted.

Ken Brewer

Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Very nice hosts, and a very interesting perspective on the life of Hank Williams Sr. In Georgiana Alabama. The museum is in a home where Hank Williams lived with his parents as a child, and where his interest in music began. We were here when we evacuated our home in Florida, ahead of Hurricane Irma, with our RV. We were guests at the adjacent city owned RV Park, where we were treated like family by the city, local churches, and community. Georgiana also has an annual Hank Williams Music Festival each June in a large pavilion and grounds next to the museum. Though I've never been a huge Hank Williams fan, this place has definitely given me an appreciation for his music. We plan to return for some of the music festivals.

Debbie Serrer

Monday, June 11, 2018
My husband had a great visit. A very quick detour for a serious bluegrass fan. The museum workers are extremely knowledgeable about Williams.

Christy Pruitt

Saturday, July 14, 2018
The lady up front was very knowledgeable and gave us alot of info. The house was amazing and the quilt was the best part of the trip.

Kathy Carl

Tuesday, July 31, 2018
This place has Hank in it. Glad we stopped to see/feel it. Like stepping back in time.

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