337 D'Evereux Dr.
Natchez, MS 39120
Phone: (601) 446-5500
Fax: (601) 304-9981
This long and historic roadway stretches some 400 miles between Nashville, Tennessee, and Natchez, Mississippi. The route served as a pathway for early Indian tribes in the area and was later used by pioneer settlers, traders and Colonial troops. Now maintained by the National Park Service, the Trace cuts through some of the most dense and beautifully preserved woodlands in the state. Picnic areas, campsites and historic markers line the Trace, making it an interesting and peaceful place for a Sunday drive. Motorists are advised to obey the speed limit and drive with caution, as wildlife flourishes along the roadway.
This National Park, meant for kids of all ages, is a must visit destination in Natchez. It comprises of an interesting house museum about the life of William Johnson and the 18th-century Fort Rosalie. The Melrose estate displays an interesting exhibition of furnishings and memorabilia. This park is a great place for people who love to seek information about the local history and culture.
The Natchez National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery along the Mississippi River in Adams County, Mississippi. This 25.7 acre (10.40 hectares) burial ground contains coffins and cremated remains and ancient headstones of many soldiers who were buried in the docks of the west bank of the Mississippi River. These remains were later exhumed and transported to this place in 1866. The guides are well informed and will make your experience more knowledgeable. Natchez National Cemetery was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1999.
Formerly known as the Institute Hall, the United States Courthouse is was an educational structure that was built serves the people in various ways. Currently standing still as a hall of entertainment, that hosts celebrations and traveling acts, it also came to be called the Opera Hall.
The Grand Village of the Natchez Indians, or the Fatherland Site is a historic village located in Natchez, Mississippi. The village was first inhabited by the Plaquemines in 1200 CE and later by the Natchez Indians, until they were forced to relocate in the 1730s by the French settlers. One can see exhibits of prehistoric pottery, house constructions and temple mounds at the village.
Featuring a Federal style of architecture, the Jefferson College was an all male military college. Popularly known as the first educational institution of higher studies, the college is said to be the sister school to the Elizabeth Female Academy. This college is said to be the second oldest military school in the New York and is truly historical in it's appearance. This school was on the register of the National Historic Places since the year 1970.
Mammy's Cupboard is a 28-foot (8.53-meter) structure, built in the shape of a typical early 20th-century African American nanny who were called 'mammy'. This mammy, holding out a tray of fresh baked goodies, welcomes you into the warmth of the restaurant. Built in 1940, the restaurant is situated in the skirt section of the statue. The menu features a delicious range of Southern cuisine. Devour the flavorsome salads, pies and chicken. While enjoying a daytime drive through Natchez, drop by at Mammy's Cupboard for a delightful lunch.
Popularly known as one of the biggest ceremonial mounds, the Emerald Mound is a 35 feet high flat structure on the top which is spread over 8 acres of land. Formerly known as the Sellerstown, this amazing place is great view point for tourists who enjoy the greenery of the surrounding and a great recreation site.