"Historic Natchez, on the Mississippi River" Natchez by leafmcgowan

Natchez Travel Guide: 185 reviews and 372 photos

Natchez, Mississippi

One of the oldest and most historic cities in the Deep South - is the beginning point of the cherished and loved Natchez Trace Scenic Parkway. This beautiful, scenic, and historic town gives the tourists a glimpse of what life was like when Cotton was King. Natchez has over 500 structures dating to the era before the Civil War. The start to visiting this town is best done at the Visitor Reception Center on Canal Street. One can get a glimpse of African-American history by visiting the William Johnson House and the exhibition at Forks of the Road where one of the South's largest slave markets was located. The downtown district hosts numerous exquisite shops ranging from antiques to delicious restaurants. Natchez has a curious walking tour that begins at the Mississippi River.

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  • Pros:beautiful, small, historic town with lots of southern culture
  • Cons:haven't discovered that yet ...
  • In a nutshell:A quaint historic Mississippi town with lots of historic sites
  • Last visit to Natchez: Jun 2005
  • Intro Written Jun 20, 2005
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