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Historic Photos of Historic City

Natchez has beautiful historic church buildings. The First Presbyterian Church is unique in that... read more

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Springfield, Missouri
Art, music, history!

First Presbyterian Church is a wealth of art, music, and history. From the historical design of the... read more

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Hattiesburg, MS
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117 S Pearl St, Natchez, MS 39120-3466
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Reviewed today

Natchez has beautiful historic church buildings. The First Presbyterian Church is unique in that it contains an extensive collection of photos showing people, fashions, buildings, historic homes and much more, many dating back to mid to late 1800's. Enter the Stratton Chapel Gallery from the...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

First Presbyterian Church is a wealth of art, music, and history. From the historical design of the sanctuary to the display of photos of Natchez through the ages the church is a must see. The splendid organ has a marvelous sound!

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The old photos are a real must see. They were found localy then restored from the original glass negatives. These are a great step in onto past history of the rien and its people. Best of all it only a donation to cet it.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful church, with a side entrance to go upstairs to view an amazing collection of local historic photos, They have a suggested honour donation box, I was more then happy to give a donation. I encountered no one, but totally enjoyed my quiet time,while viewing...More

Thank loisw492
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Savor a real treat - the Stratton Chapel Gallery within the First Presbyterian Church. After paying respects in the sanctuary, take the stairs to an exceptional world-class museum of 500 photographs which capture daily life in Natchez. This is by far an amazing treasure of...More

2  Thank Clare C
Reviewed 28 April 2018

I attended a service at this historic church. They had an interim minister who had previously been in Vermont. It was a time of transition for the congregation. A couple days after the service, I had an opportunity to visit the more museum-like part of...More

Thank Thomsonville1
Reviewed 27 April 2018

This church contains a treasure of historic local photos which were saved and restored by a local man. They were fascinating. Highly recommended. Onstreet parking is easy. You need 1.5 hours and it shuts at 4.00 or 4.30 so give yourself time. There is a...More

1  Thank eurilla
Reviewed 15 April 2018

This lovely church has a side entrance that houses a most unusual photo collection of Natchez. It is upstairs and wraps around many rooms. If you like history, this is a gem of a place you don't want to miss!

1  Thank Mary Kathryn H
Reviewed 10 April 2018

This is unlike any photo exhibit we have seen before. Hundreds of photographic portraits and scenes from old Natchez, enlarged, and there's something special about them - they have personality. The room of children's portraits is especially touching. Don't miss this.

1  Thank timmind
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

The photography curated by the First Presbyterian Church is extraordinary. We should have allocated at least two hours for our visit, because there is much to see. Each image is remarkably clear and the details fascinating. (Check out the cutlery pyramids in the riverboat dining...More

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