The 1957 Movie Raintree County Was Filmed At One Of Mississippi’s Most Well Known Sites, The Windsor Ruins

The Windsor Ruins are easily one of Mississippi’s most recognizable sites. Though just a shell of the grandeur that once existed, the ruins are undeniably mesmerizing – a notion that wasn’t lost on the creators of Raintree County, a 1957 film starring none other than Elizabeth Taylor. Read on to learn more about the famous ruins, and be sure to check out the vintage footage at the end of the article.

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So, did you know about this movie? Ever visited Windsor Ruins? If so, what’d you think? Know of another majestic site worth a visit? Tell us in the comments section.

There are plenty of other Mississippi sites that made their way to the big screen. Read about a few of them here.