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Rosalie Mansion , Natchez

Most people know the years of the 1860s  in the United States as the Civil War, but did you know there are two other names of this war?  The War Between the States, and lastly The War of Northern Aggression … Continue reading

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Longwood, An Unfinished Dream

An Oriental Villa for Natchez Longwood was designed by Philadelphia architect Samuel Sloan for Haller and Julia Nutt, Mississippi natives and members of Natchez’s cotton  planter elite. Construction of the grand, octagonal edifice began in 1860 but was halted in … Continue reading

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The Gardens of Monmouth Inn

The breathtaking gardens of the Inn merge into 26 acres of land. The summit is tiers of Italian gardens.  It is formal in design, with several fountains for the water element. There is a formal pathway  with private spaces with … Continue reading

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Monmouth Historic Inn

Monmouth Inn was built in 1818.  Through the passing years this stately home has seen military officers, the sweat and toil of slaves,  gentle ladies, births, and deaths within her walls.  Today it is a small elegant hotel with furnishings … Continue reading

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Natchez, Mississippi

If any place embodied the “moonlight and magnolias” mythology of the Old South, it was Natchez, Mississippi. Perched on a bluff over looking the Mississippi River, Natchez’s small size (only 4, 680 inhabitants in 1850) belied its economic importance, In … Continue reading

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