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From primitive camping to full-service RV accommodations to cozy cabins, Mississippi's State Parks are fantastic places to stay. For complete information, click here.
c. 1805. Oldest frontier style structure in the Pearl River Valley. Built by Rev. John Ford, a legislator and member of the state's Constitution Writing Committee. Guests have included Andrew Jackson and Bishop William McKandree.
c. 1896. Hanccck County Historical Society headquarters is located in this shotgun Victorian cottage. Has a large display of local photographs and artifacts.
The life and times of Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar, Mississippi's greatest 19th-century statesman, are vividly portrayed in the parmanent exhibit at the L.Q.C. Lamar House Museum. Hours of operation: Thu.-Sun. 2-5 p.m. Open by appointment for group tours; call Visit Oxford at 662-232-2477.
Lansdowne is a modest Greek Revival style residence, a beautifully preserved document of mid-nineteenth-century taste in architecture and interior decoration. According to family tradition, Lansdowne was constructed in 1853 for George M. Marshall and his wife Charlotte, whose descendants still occupy the house today. The home is often available for tour during the Spring or Fall Pilgrimage seasons.
c. 1884. Once the home of A. H. Longino, Governor of Mississippi. Fully-restored; museum.
c. 1860-61. National Historic Landmark. The largest octagonal house in North America. Oriental-inspired architecture. Remains unfinished because construction was halted at the onset of the Civil War.
Tours are one and half to two hours through one of the most Historic Districts in the city where you will learn about the history of approximately 35 homes and establishments during your walk.
c. 1858. The last great mansion to be completed in Natchez prior to the War between the States. Features a Henderson family museum collection of pilgrimage costumes and a doll collection.
A gracious and elegant weekend getaway in a town called Magnolia, in a state known for its legendary hospitality. Breakfast. 10 rooms.
One of the few remaining antebellum houses in Jackson and a rare example of Gothic Revival architecture, this house is an architectural and historical treasure.
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