Fall Pilgrimage

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Morning Houses - Red Tour

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Morning Tour 9:00AM - 12:30PM

September 21, 24, 27, 30 and October 3, and 6

 

Concord Quarters 1820s

301 Gayosa Avenue 
Gregory and Deborah Cosey
  • Now restored, remaining Slave Quarters Dependency of early, grand Natchez Colonial Mansion, "Concord" (1794 - 95)
  • Owners' narrative of the golden age of Spanish rule and enslaved African American cotton laborers who produced the cotton wealth of Natchez

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

Brandon Hall 1856

Mile Marker 8.5 on Natchez Trace
Garber Family
  • Built by Gerard Brandon, son of first native-born governor of Mississippi
  • Stately Greek Revival, formerly a working plantation
  • Site of the Natchez Trace Parkway inauguration ceremony
  • Tour dates for Brandon Hall for Spring Pilgrimage 2016:  March 8, 12, 16, 20, 24, 28 and April 1 & 5.
  • Tour times are from 1:30 - 5:00.

Afternoon Houses - Pink Tour

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Afternoon Tour 1:30PM - 5:00PM

September 21, 24, 27, 30 and October 3, and 6

 

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.

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 Road
Dr. & 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​

Morning Houses - Orange Tour

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Morning Tour 9:00AM - 12:30PM

September 22, 25, 28 and October 1, 4, and 7

 

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 House on Ellicott Hill 1798

211 North Canal Street
The Natchez Garden Club
  • First American flag raised in Mississippi on this hill in 1797
  • One of the first houses built in Natchez
  • 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

Afternoon Houses - Yellow Tour

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Afternoon Tour 1:30PM - 5:00PM

September 22, 25, 28 and October 1, 4, and 7

 

Pleasant Hill 1811 - 1832

310 South Pearl Street
Mr. & Mrs. John Bergeron
  • Built by cotton merchant planter John Henderson
  • In 1858 Pleasant Hill was moved with log rollers, one block south in order for son Tom Henderson to build Magnolia Hall
  • Lovely back gallery and gardens

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

Morning Houses - Blue Tour

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Morning Tour 9:00AM - 12:30PM

September 23, 26, 29 and October 2, 5, and 8

 

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

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

Williamsburg 1830

821 Main Street
William Bradley and Mitchell Wynne
  • Fine example of the Creole Cottage style
  • Rare and exceptional Federal architectural details
  • Collection of Federal and Empire antiques, French clocks

Afternoon Houses - Green Tour

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Afternoon Tour 1:30PM - 5:00PM

September 23, 26, 29 and October 2, 5, and 8

 

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

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

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

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