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c. 1928. Mission style two-story Depot surrounded by park-like grounds. Site of the1966 Tennessee Williams written, Sidney Pollack directed film, "This Property is Condemned" starring Robert Redford and Natalie Wood.
Cedars Plantation, Wagner's Store and historic Christ Episcopal Church are part of what originally made up the old "Maryland Settlement." The community was part of Spanish Villa Gayoso. Many historic structures on a scenic-loop tour.
Booklet for a self guided tour of Clarke County.
Stop by the Tennessee Williams Welcome Center and pick up your walking tour brochure. The welcome center is your starting point.
Visitors to this charming town, established in 1850, will enjoy their stay with abundant shopping opportunities, great dining, and much more.
Since Oxford's incorporation in 1837, the Square has remained the center of culture and the town's economic hub. The Square is home to a variety of boutiques, bookstores, art galleries and restaurants. Whether shopping or dining, you will find some of Oxofrd's premier attractions on the Oxford Square. The Square is also the epicenter of Oxford's nightlife. Visit Oxford Visitors Center located at 415 South Lamar on the historic downtown Square.
About eight miles North of Natchez on Highway 61 resides historic Jefferson College, the first educational institution of higher learning in Mississippi. Visitors can tour a restored dormitory room, student dining room, kitchen buildings, and other historic sites. The adjacent nature trail winds up and down through a wooded ravine, past St. Catherine's Creek, over bridges, past Ellicott Springs, and a historic cemetery, with plants and trees clearly identified along the way.
Jefferson College, incorporated by an act of the first General Assembly of the Mississippi Territory in 1802, was named in honor of Thomas Jefferson, President of the United States and President of the American Philosophical Society. Territorial governor William C. C. Claiborne served as president of the college's first Board of Trustees. In 1830, the college purchased the Methodist church building that had housed the 1817 Mississippi statehood convention. They renovated it in 1832, and in 1839 completed construction of a new West Wing.
Jefferson College is an extraordinary historic property and worth the ten minute drive from downtown to see. It is truly another "must see" to put on your itinerary.
Historic courthouse built in the Neo-Classical design, houses county records dating from 1912. Impressive war memorial on grounds.
Village settled by Scots about 1806. Varnado's Store was in operation before 1861. Site of Grierson's raid in 1863. Union Church Presbyterian Church was founded in March 1817. Current building is c. 1852. Galatia Methodist Church, c. 1859.
Designated a Mississippi Landmark and listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Mississippi School of the Arts located on the historic campus.
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