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Natchez has more antebellum houses than anywhere in the United States

Plenty to see

Enjoy exploring the historical sights

Carriage Rides

Horse-drawn carriages ranging in size from 6 to 10 passengers depart the corner of Canal and State Streets daily, from 10:00 am until dark, on a first-come basis. These tours last approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour through the historic district and the narration points out buildings and areas of historic significance. Arrangements can be made for weddings, or specialty after-hour tours. Tickets may be purchased at the Visitor Center or from the carriage drivers.

First Presbyterian Church

Located in the Stratton Chapel Gallery at 405 State Street behind the Federal style First Presbyterian Church downtown and across from City Hall is an outstanding collection of photographs taken from as early as 1860 and offering a grand depiction of life in Natchez over the course of its early history.

Historic Natchez Cemetery

A visit to Natchez is not complete without a tour of the Natchez City Cemetery. Established in 1822 on the bluffs high above the Mississippi River, its occupants’ stories reveal the history, grandeur, mystery, and tragedy that tell the story of Natchez.


Longwood was designed by Philadelphia architect Samuel Sloan for Haller and Julia Nutt, Mississippi natives and members of Natchez's planter elite.


Part of Natchez National Historical Park, Melrose is an antebellum plantation that features a slavery exhibit.

Natchez Brewing Company

Natchez Brewing Company is located at 207 High Street, in historic downtown Natchez, Mississippi. Natchez is known as the oldest established city on the Mississippi River, and the hub of the steamboat era. We are proud of our city, proud of our mighty river, and proud to be brewing the first "Natchez" beer that will be for distribution.

Natchez Visitor Center

The Natchez Visitors Center is a handy resource for your trip to Natchez.

St. Mary Basilica

Recognized as an architectural masterpiece among Catholic churches in the south, it is today the spiritual home of a vibrant Catholic community who welcomes visitors from near and far away.
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