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.Plan to see Magnolia Hall and other attractions that appeal to you using our Natchez online holiday planner .
Magnolia Hall Reviews
The garden club should be praised for the work that has been done to preserve this house. Enjoyed the tour, with the exception that one guide said the picture below Jefferson Davis's picture was of hi... more »
If you are visiting Natchez, Mississippi, for the first time, or even for the third or fourth time, as we are, and you have time to tour the five grandest antebellum mansions in the city, Magnolia Hal... more »
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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