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10 Things to See and Do in Natchez, Mississippi

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10 Things to See and Do in Natchez, Mississippi






Posted: 10/17/2020 | October 17th, 2020
As the Southern cotton economy expanded on the back of slave labor in the early 1800s, towns emerged to transport the cotton on the Mississippi River. New Orleans, Memphis, Vicksburg, and Natchez are the four most famous of these towns.
Located high on the bluffs of the Mississippi River, Natchez, Mississippi, was established by French colonists in 1716. The defensible strategic location ensured that it would become a pivotal center for trade.
In the middle of the 19th century, the city attracted Southern planters, who built mansions to show off their vast wealth from the cotton and sugarcane trade. Natchez was where planters came to escape the heat and isolation of the plantations. It was the Hamptons of the South ? the place where the rich relaxed and socialized. I never heard of Natchez until a few weeks before I visited. While in Nashville, I met some local guys at a bar. Fascinated by my road trip plans, they gave me all the information they could on their home state of Mississippi. I mentioned my desire to see antebellum homes.
?That?s Natchez. If you want antebellum homes, Natchez is the place to be,? they agreed.
So I drove to Natchez, with its dozens of pre-Civil War antebellum homes. As a former history teacher who specialized in pre?Civil War America, I have a significant interest in this part of the country. I?m fascinated by the hypocrisy and duality of pre?Civil War Southern society.
On the one hand, it was genteel, p...
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