42. Listen to a fable at the Wren’s Nest

Experience the lost art of storytelling

Photograph by Jonathan Hillyer

To hear Akbar Imhotep, one of the rotating storytellers here, weave a Brer Rabbit tale is to witness a maestro preserving an almost lost art form. Imhotep takes the listeners gathered in the home that once belonged to Uncle Remus creator Joel Chandler Harris on a forty-five-minute journey into the South’s plantation past. With the house museum celebrating its centennial this year, there’s no better time to go. wrens-nestonline.com

This article originally appeared in our April 2013 issue.