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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. Four 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) Rosedale is considered one of the finest examples of Italianate architecture in Mississippi. The home's colorful, design-perfect interior is often the subject of articles and reviews. The Imes' collection of American-made antigues is unsurpassed in the state of 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.
c. 1835. Greek Revival home with stately exterior, surrounded by impeccably landscaped grounds and rose garden.
c. 1857. Once a cotton plantation, this beautiful Greek Revival mansion is now restored and open to the public. During the Civil War, Rosswood served as a hospital for the wounded. Examine 1800s plantation diaries and documents. Historic B&B. Member of Bed & Breakfast Association of Mississippi.
c. 1840. Rowan Oak is Nobel-prize winning author William Faulkner's home. It is a Greek Revival house built in the 1840s, and purchased by Faulkner in 1930. The house was Faulkner’s private world and houses original Faulkner family possessions that convey the life of one of the nation’s leading literary figures. Rowan Oak is a National Historic Landmark, and the University of Mississippi maintains the home in order to promote Faulkner's literary heritage.
c. 1859-61. Haunting remains of one of the largest antebellum mansions built in the state. Spared during the Civil War, it was burned in 1890. Twenty-three fluted columns are all that remain. Featured in "Raintree County," with Elizabeth Taylor.
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