There Are More Than 100 Historic Buildings In This Special Mississippi Town
When it comes to historic buildings, no other town in the Magnolia State quite compares to Natchez. The charming city dates back to 1716, making it one of the oldest settlements along the Mississippi River. By the 19th century, it was home to a bustling river port and more millionaires than any other city in the nation. With such a long, rich history, it should come as no surprise that Natchez is home to more than 1,000 structures listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Luckily, many of the historic structures are open for tours, making Natchez a perfect day trip destination. Keep reading to learn about the different ways to see Natchez’s best sites from the past.
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So, did you know Natchez was filled with so many historic buildings? Ever toured any of them? Tell us in the comments sections.
This isn’t the only Mississippi town loaded with history. Learn about others here.
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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