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c. 1830. Hailed as the last Vick family home in Vicksburg. Built for the unmarried daughter of Vicksburg's founder, Newitt Vick. Carefully restored and furnished.
Evers was the first field secretary for the NAACP in Jackson at the time of his death, June 12, 1963. The small house and site of his assassination, and the neighborhood of similar houses that surround it, make palpable the very simple longings for freedom and opportunity that drove the Civil Rights Movement. As a museum and house in a historic district, the renovated structure informs those who visit of the many sacrifices that took place in Jackson and in Mississippi, and presents a modern link in the succession of Mississippi landmarks that communicate the history of the state.
c. 1841-45. National Historic Landmark. This centerpiece of the Natchez National Historical Park was one of the original pilgrimage homes in 1932. Features original appointments and dependencies.
One of the first settlers in Meridian, Richard McLemore, owned 700 acres where Merrehope now stands. In 1858, he deeded 160 acres to his daughter Juriah as a wedding gift. She and her husband, W. H. Jackson, built a Greek Revival cottage in 1858 known as Merrehope.
Beautiful circa 1900 home atop a prehistoric Indian Mound. Tours available by appointment.
In the spirit of southern hospitality, Moonlight and Magnolias has opened its doors to out of town guests, as a comfortable place to come home to after enjoying the festivities in Oxford and at Ole Miss. Moonlight and Magnolias is located in a quiet cul-de-sac in the TARA subdivision, off College Hill Road, on 1.5 acres of wooded privacy. The Grove, where many of the pre-football parties are held, is just 2.75 miles away.
Mount Holly was built in 1856 and was once owned by the family of noted Civil War historian Shelby Foote. A fine example of Italianate architecture, its two-foot thick walls are constructed entirely of slave-made bricks. The house is a drive-by only site and is not open for tours.
Myrtle Terrace was built in 1844 and was the home of famed riverboat captain Thomas P. Leathers.
A mansion of the old south - " Gone With the Wind " settings. The perfect place to relax and getaway for corporate retreats or meetings.
“The Oaks,” one of Jackson’s oldest dwellings, built circa 1853, is one of few existing structures that survived the burning of Jackson during the Civil War.
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