New Branding with Historic Significance





    Historic Körner’s Folly is pleased to announce the unveiling of updated branding, including a newly redesigned logo. Finding inspiration from both the outside and inside of this incredible landmark, the Körner’s Folly Foundation created a visual representation of the house’s presence and incorporated its original Victorian color palette. When Jule Körner constructed Körner’s […]

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Historic Körner’s Folly Responds to COVID





Historic Körner’s Folly, 413 S. Main Street, Kernersville, NC, adjusts to public closure and moves resources online, in keeping with public health guidelines during the COVID pandemic. “During this time of uncertainty and disruption, we are committed to remaining connected to our community,” says Dale Pennington, executive director of the Körner’s Folly Foundation. “While we […]

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CLOSED Until Further Notice





We are closely monitoring the COVID-19 (coronavirus) situation.  For the safety of the community, Körner’s Folly will temporarily close to the public until further notice. Events have been cancelled through May 15.  We will post updates here when we have information about a re-open date. In the meantime, connect with us on social media and […]

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Wander through this house and see what sparks your imagination!





What is so special about Korner’s Folly?  Check out this brief peek inside.  Open for tours Wednesdays-Saturdays 10am-4pm, Sundays 1-4pm.  Plan your visit today! Wander through this house and see what sparks your imagination…  

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Christmas Localish: Live Like A Local





This Victorian Mansion Becomes a Gorgeous Christmas Manor Körners Folly holiday mansion with no equal. Watch to take a peak inside! Posted by Localish on Monday, December 16, 2019

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Our State Magazine Says: Korner’s Folly is one of the best kept secrets in the Triad!





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Now Booking Spring & Summer Group Tours!





Korner’s Folly and the Paul J. Ciener Botanical Garden are must-see destinations this spring and summer! Tours are the perfect outing for travel clubs, and a great experience for all ages. Call today to schedule or get more information (336) 996-7922 and ask for Suzanna Ritz, Operations & Programs Manager. Private, guided tours are available for […]

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Happy Birthday, Lincoln! Jule’s Odd Tradition Revived





Happy Birthday, Lincoln! Jule’s Odd Tradition Revived Körner’s Folly may particularly catch your eye this week, while driving down Main St…the house is decorated with red, white, and blue flags in honor of Abraham Lincoln’s birthday on February 12th!   An 1896 article describes an annual tradition at Körner’s Folly, where Jule Körner would hang American flags in honor of […]

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Family-Friendly Summer Adventures





 Historically Fun: Family-Friendly Summer Adventures at Körner’s Folly Körner’s Folly has lots to offer year-round, and especially if you are looking for family-friendly activities this summer. Fun for all ages! Self-Guided Tours with Family Friendly Activities Wednesdays – Saturdays 10am – 4pm Sundays 1pm – 4pm Our tours are the perfect family-friendly outing, and a great […]

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May is Historic Preservation Month





May is Historic Preservation Month: Celebrate at Körner’s Folly Körner’s Folly is a must see destination this spring. Over the past couple of months, the Körner’s Folly Foundation has been busy with three new interior restoration projects.  Stop by this month and check out our progress! Our tours are the perfect family friendly outing, and […]

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