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Magnolia Hall, Natchez

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Architectural Building · Hidden Gem · Tourist Spot
Magnolia Hall of Natchez, Mississippi, is also known as the Henderson-Britton House and was built in 1858. As a Greek Revival mansion it is a contributing property to the Natchez On Top of the Hill Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Magnolia Hall was built by Thomas Henderson, a wealthy merchant, planter and cotton broker. The home is one of the finest examples in Natchez of the Greek Revival style.
During a bombardment of Natchez by the Union gunboat Essex, a shell hit the soup tureen in Magnolia Hall's kitchen.
The Natchez Garden Club has restored Magnolia Hall. Rooms on the main floor are filled with mid-nineteenth century antiques, while rooms on the upper floors contain a costume collection.
Magnolia Hall is open for tours, and there is a gift shop.
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  • Magnolia Hall was unique among our three house tours. Pictures were allowed, and there was a beautiful display of reproductions of period clothing. The efforts of the Garden Club to preserve and...  more »
  • This was the only tour we took that had period costumes. The rest of the house and the guide was nothing to write home about though.  more »
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  • Had a tour of this place, was very interesting and lots to see and learn.
  • Enjoyable tour. Not as splendid as other antebellum houses but nice enough. The tour guide was competent and answered all our questions.

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