Most People Don’t Know About These Strange Ruins Hiding In Mississippi

The Windsor Ruins are by far the most famous ruins in Mississippi, but they’re not the only ruins in the state. Just off the Natchez Trace Parkway, lies another set of strange looking ruins. Brimming with history, the dilapidated structure is all the remains of Elizabeth Female Academy – the South’s 1st institution of higher learning for women. Take a look:

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Ready to explore these historic ruins? Elizabeth Female Academy is located on the Natchez Trace Parkway at milepost 5.1. For more information, click here.

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