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Fall Pilgrimage

The Houses below are examples of houses on our Fall Pilgrimage Tour for 2016.  

Visitors enjoying Fall Pilgrimage in Natchez, MS.

Fall Pilgrimage in Natchez, MS, features both 18 and 19th century houses such as House on Ellicott Hill.

House on Ellicott Hill, circa 1798, dining room.

Gospel concert and full Southern dinner at The Carriage House Restaurant during Fall Pilgrimage.

Natchez Little Theatre's production of Little Women.

Fall Pilgrimage 2016 
September 24 - October 10

Join us next year for our annual Fall Pilgrimage in Natchez.  16 Beautiful homes on tour with our museum homes available as well!  We look forward to seeing y0u in Natchez. Call 800.647.6742 for information on all the events and things to see or to book a tour for your group or getaway weekend!

 
Private Tour Guides
Whether it is your first time to Natchez or your annual trip to Pilgrimage, when you experience your trip through private or group tour, your stay in our beautiful, historic town will be unparalleled! Our licensed tour guides have a deep commitment to Natchez history and represent the most experienced guides in the Natchez area.

 

 
example houses

House on Ellicott Hill 1798


211 N. Canal St.
The Natchez Garden Club
  • Andrew Ellicott, in defiance of Spain, raised the first American flag on this hill in 1797
  • One of the first houses built in Natchez;
  • Restoration project by the Natchez Garden Club

The Briars 1814


31 Irving Lane
Mr. and Mrs. Leon Atkins
  • One of the South's finest examples of early plantation style architecture
  • Marriage site of Jefferson Davis and Varina Howell
  • Sits on large bluffs and overlooks the Mississippi River
example houses

Pleasant Hill 1803


310 S. Pearl St.
Mr. and Mrs. John Bergeron
  • Built by cotton merchant/planter John Henderson
  • In 1858, using log rollers, Pleasant  Hill was moved one block south by son Thomas Henderson to build Magnolia Hall
  • Lovely back gallery and gardens

Twin Oaks 1832


71 Homochitto St. 
Charboneau Family
  • Originally the home of notorious couple Pierce & Cornelia Connelly
  • Collection of silver made by Profilet, ancestor of present owner
  • Tasting of Chef Regina Charboneau's butter biscuits & almond sweet tea 

Glenfield Plantation 1787-1840


6 Glenfield Rd.
Home of Marjorie Meng
  • Two section cottage; Spanish and English Gothic
  • Double hallways, unique interior window
  • Civil War bullet hole in front door
  • Surrounded by original Spanish land grant deeded to the present owner's family
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Auburn 1812


400 Duncan Avenue at Auburn Avenue
City of Natchez
  • Designed by Levi Weeks for first Mississippi territory attorney general
  • Home of the first Mississippi Attourney General
  • Famous for enormous portico, columns, cornices and free standing spiral staircase
  • National Historic Landmark

The Coyle House ca. 1793


307 S. Wall St.
Mr. and Mrs. Lemuel Adams

 
  • One of the earliest buildings in Natchez
  • Significant example of the Federal style
  • In residential area of the city known as “the Spanish Quarter”
  • Brick first story is a later addition built beneath the house, Wall Street cut through a small hill

Magnolia Hall 1858


215 S. Pearl Street at Washington Street
The Natchez Garden Club
  • Pilgrimage Costume Museum
  • One of the finest examples of Greek Revival architecture blended with Victorian
  • Last great mansion built in Natchez prior to the Civil War
example houses

Green Leaves 1838


303 S. Rankin at Washington Street
Beltzhoover Family
  • Richly detailed Greek Revival house and has original furnishings and memorabilia
  • Shaded by gigantic legendary live oaks
  • Lush grounds and gardens
  • Occupied by the descendants of the Koontz-Beltzhoover family since 1849

Lansdowne 1853


17 Marshall Road
 Marshall Family
  • Occupied by descendants of the original builder on land; owned by family since 1780's
  • Original furnishings
  • Original Zuber wallpaper

Oak Hill 1835


409 S. Rankin St.
Douglas Mauro and Donald Mc Glynn
 
  • Federal and Greek Revival architecture
  • Empire furnishings, Old Paris porcelains, Zuber wallpaper and historical textiles
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Sweet Auburn 1833


34 Old Hwy 84
Mr. and Mrs. Marlon Copeland
  • Original home of Dr. John Wesley Monette, renowned for his work in preventing  yellow fever
  • Original millwork
  • Doctor's office, observatory and Monette family cemetery

Choctaw Hall circa 1836


310 N. Wall St.
Mr. David P. Garner & Mr. Lee Glover

 
  • Transitional style from Federal to Greek Revival
  • Furnished with William IV & Early American Empire
  • Collection of signed Jacob Petit French Porcelain and  Family Silver
  • Exceptional late-Federal staircase, in a cantilevered spiral rising from the rear hall to the cupola.
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The Towers 1798-1826-1858


801 Myrtle Ave
Ginger  and James Hyland
  • Exceptional collections of period lace, furnishings, beaded purses and Moser glass
  • Fine Italianate mansion
  • Five lush acres of sculpture gardens

J. N. Stone House 1850


804 Washington St.
Joseph B. Stone
  • Private billiard hall styled as a Greek temple
  • Rare pocket doors ornamented etched stained glass
  • Collection of rare antique maps
  • Heirloom garments, lap desk, portraits

The Gardens 1794


35 Cemetery Rd.
Dr. and Mrs. Fred Emrick
  • Built as a summer retreat for Spanish Territorial Governor Stephen Minor
  • Served as a Federal hospital during the Civil War
  • Occupied by the same family since 1881
  
 
 
Sunday June 26, 2016