Nature is Reclaiming This Forgotten Mississippi Landmark And It’s Heartbreaking
There are so many exquisitely preserved historic sites and structures in Mississippi; unfortunately, Natchez’s Arlington is not one of them. Not only stunning, the significant home set somewhat of an architectural precedence for the grand homes for which the city has become known. Today, Arlington sits in shambles, further deteriorating due to being exposed to the elements.
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Even though Arlington is in such disarray, its beauty is undeniable. It’s hard to believe this is the fate of what was once one of the grandest homes in Natchez. Did you know Arlington existed?
Though Daniella was born in New York and has lived in a couple of other states, Mississippi has been her home for the past 25 years. After graduating from the University of Southern Mississippi, Daniella began to hone her writing skills through various internships, working for The Royal Obsession and Anatomie clothing. In the years since, she’s had the privilege of having her articles appear in several publications, such as Parents & Kids Magazine and Girl Meets Strong. She’s also had the honor of interviewing actress Sela Ward for The Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience.
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