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Mount Locust Inn & Plantation
Points of Interest & Landmarks, Historic Sites
Longwood
Points of Interest & Landmarks, Historic Sites
Melrose
Historic Sites, National Parks
William Johnson House
Points of Interest & Landmarks
Choctaw Hall
Historic Sites, Points of Interest & Landmarks
Emerald Mound
Points of Interest & Landmarks, Sacred & Religious Sites
Jefferson College
Points of Interest & Landmarks, Historic Sites
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St. Mary Basilica
#1 of 24 Sights & Landmarks in Natchez
It is well worth a stop to view the interior of the lovely, historic St. Mary's Basilica in Natchez.
This historic site is home to St. Mary's Catholic Church.
First Presbyterian Church
#2 of 24 Sights & Landmarks in Natchez
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.
This man loved photography too and now you can view his extensive collection.
Historic Natchez Cemetery
#3 of 24 Sights & Landmarks in Natchez
The CD led us through a wonderful journey through Natchez history and ornate grave sites, with colorful stories of the families who lived and died here.
It's very interesting learning about the history behind different parts of the cemetery and certain grave sites.
Longwood
#4 of 24 Sights & Landmarks in Natchez
Incredible architecture, unbelievable views, beyond amazing history.
Our tour guide was knowledgeable and did a good job of answering questions as we toured the historical site.
Melrose
#5 of 24 Sights & Landmarks in Natchez
This national historic site is beautifully maintained and an provides an interesting look into the lives of the affluent families that lived there as well as the slaves and servants who ran the household and prope...
The treasure of this historic site, however, is the slave cabin/summer kitchen, which has some of the best and most thorough interpretation of African-American slave history I have ever seen.
Rosalie Mansion
#6 of 24 Sights & Landmarks in Natchez
We loved the views of the Mississippi, the wonderful antiques - most original to the home as we understood it - all beautifully informed by the excellent and knowledgeable tour guide.
Rosalie is such an impressive structure, with a grand view on a bluff overlooking the Mississippi River, that General Ulysses S. Grant took possession of the antebellum mansion a week after the Battle of Vicksburg...
Stanton Hall
#7 of 24 Sights & Landmarks in Natchez
Excellent restaurant on site and the house is beautiful and historic.
I made the comment that this was one of the best historical-landmark tours I've ever taken (and I can be a discriminating critic since I have a Masters and almost PhD in American history).
Natchez National Cemetery
#8 of 24 Sights & Landmarks in Natchez
You can drive thru both the city and national cemeteries, Many confederate and union troops buried there a real site to see.
The cemetery has several tiers and has a great view of the Mississippi River.
William Johnson House
#9 of 24 Sights & Landmarks in Natchez
William Johnson's diaries provide an intimate look at lifde in Natchez before the Civil War and the small museum and house tour at this historic site give a terrific overview of what Johnson and his family experie...
The ranger on site (Robert) was incredibly helpful with answering our questions, giving advice on other things to do in the area and gave my mom a junior ranger badge for answering some trivia about the home (she...
Emerald Mound
#10 of 24 Sights & Landmarks in Natchez
The second largest Indian mound north of Mexico presents a quick walk up to the top with some amazing views.
The site was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1988 and designated a National Historic Landmark in 1989.
The Natchez Trace Parkway
#11 of 24 Sights & Landmarks in Natchez
We found it by accident and it was perfect, great change of pace which dropped us in the prefect town of Natchez, full of history and beautiful sites.
There are plentiful restrooms along the way in addition to wonderful historic sites, nature sites and hikes, and recreational opportunities.
Auburn Museum & Historic Home
#12 of 24 Sights & Landmarks in Natchez
It was declared a National Historic Landmark and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1974.
It was augmented by later owners and is today a lovely home-like site.
Choctaw Hall
#13 of 24 Sights & Landmarks in Natchez
Dunleith Historic Inn
#14 of 24 Sights & Landmarks in Natchez
If you are really wanting to see Natchez night life and river views, ask them for the rooms at Bowie's Tavern.
The restaurant on site is a very cool, upscale Scottish decorated place.
Forks of the Roads Monument
#15 of 24 Sights & Landmarks in Natchez
I was AM History teacher and learnt/felt more visiting this site with Jeremy from Miss Lou Hertiage Tours than years of education provided.
The site of the second largest slave auction site in the US, this little park presents many plaques that explain the rise of slavery, presents the human story and details almost every imaginable aspect of slavery.
Mount Locust Inn & Plantation
#16 of 24 Sights & Landmarks in Natchez
I traveled the length of the trace last month, and enjoyed the many historic sites (having just completed the book "The Devil's Backbone").
Excellent view of the past.
Magnolia Hall
#17 of 24 Sights & Landmarks in Natchez
The view of the mansion from the corner of Pearl and Washington Streets, with its four massive and stately columns and balcony, is imposing, unlike any other mansion in Natchez.
Jefferson College
#18 of 24 Sights & Landmarks in Natchez
This site was used as West Point in the TV miniseries The North and South staring Patrick Swazye.
The Bridge of Sighs
#19 of 24 Sights & Landmarks in Natchez
Highly recommend a morning or evening stroll for the view of the river.
Beautiful bridge, great views.
The Towers
#20 of 24 Sights & Landmarks in Natchez
Temple B'nai Israel
#21 of 24 Sights & Landmarks in Natchez
Elms Court
#22 of 24 Sights & Landmarks in Natchez
Watkins Street Cemetery
#23 of 24 Sights & Landmarks in Natchez
Zion Chapel African Medodist Episcopal Church
#24 of 24 Sights & Landmarks in Natchez