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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.
Historic homes of Main St. south to Rose St., Holland Ave. and Poplar Ave. Examples of turn-of-the-century architecture. Brochure available from the Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce.
Suites furnished with private baths and televisions, Greek revival town house in heart of the historic district. Full Breakfast. 4 rooms. Bed & Breakfast Association of Mississippi.
Let the good times roll while aboard American Cruise Lines’ brand new Mississippi Riverboat, Queen of the Mississippi. On the greatest paddlewheeler to ever grace the Mississippi River, you can expect to step back in time to the grand era of steamboating, while enjoying modern safety features never before seen on a Mississippi paddlewheeler. Step ashore to explore historic Natchez, Civil-War era Vicksburg and Oak Alley, one of the Old South’s most legendary plantations. The Queen of the Mississippi will embody the spirit of traditional Mississippi River cruising and the grandeur of the riverboats of the past, while offering all the modern comforts and amenities American Cruise Lines passengers have come to expect.
c. 1820. National Historic Landmark. Overlooking the Mississippi River, this Federal-style mansion was named for the French fort built nearby in 1716. Rosalie served as Union headquarters during the Civil War occupation. Guided tour of first and second floors includes original 1850's furnishings and Belter parlor set. Surrounded by beautiful gardens and original kitchen building. Owned, operated and maintained by the Mississippi State Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (D.A.R).
c. 1856. Considered one of the finest examples of Italianate architecture in Mississippi.
Circa 1810, old plantation family home of Jefferson Davis; family cemetery and outbuildings; original furnishings, Guided house tour, Audio historical and educational presentations, Stroll the grounds and garden, Wander through the Davis Family Cemetery, where 5 generations of the family are buried.
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