The Natchez District

Note: All “Top 3” suggestions below are nominated by the Mississippi Obscura Community. We update these regularly, so if you want to nominate a local business or spot, join our Mississippi Obscura Community group on Facebook, click the “Our Top Three” category, and vote for what’s available.

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Regional History 

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The Natchez Trace

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First and Main Cafe (Bude)

Mrs. K’s Homeplate (Liberty)

Vine Bros. (Centreville)

Things to See

The Amite County Courthouse (Liberty)

The Little Red Schoolhouse (Liberty)

Local Info and History 

Amite: est. 1809; pop. 13,131

Franklin: est. 1809; pop. 8,118

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Bude: pop. 1,063

Crosby: pop. 318

Gloster: pop. 960

Liberty: (CS) pop. 768

Meadville: (CS) pop. 449

Roxie: pop. 447

The Little Red Schoolhouse

Eliza Jane Poitevent

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Billy Bob’s BBQ (Port Gibson)

The Old Country Store (Lorman)

Rosie’s Cafe (Port Gibson)

Places to Stay

Collina Plantation Inn (Port Gibson)

Isabella Bed & Breakfast (Port Gibson)

Rosswood Plantation (Fayette)

Things to See

Rodney & Windsor Ruins (Lorman/PG)

Grand Gulf Military Park (Grand Gulf)

Rocky Springs (Hermanville)

Colleges and Universities

Alcorn State University (Lorman)

Local Info and History

Claiborne: est. 1802; pop. 9,604

Jefferson: est. 1799; pop. 7,726

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Fayette: pop. 1,614

Port Gibson: pop. 1,567

A Sham Duel in Rodney

A Baptist Church & a Yellow Fever Epidemic

A Stop in Union Church

Atop the Hill You Can Still Find Rodney

Forgotten Pianos

St. Phillip Church

The Train Arrives in Rodney

Bill Foster, Hall of Famer

The Whiskey Submarine

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(In the Order We Posted These Final Three)

My Getaway from the World

Rocky Springs Revisited

The History of Claiborne & Jefferson

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10 South Rooftop Bar (Vicksburg)

Cottonwood Public House (Vicksburg)

The Tomato Place (Vicksburg)

Places to Stay

Cedar Grove (Vicksburg)

Corners Mansion (Vicksburg)

Duff Green Mansion (Vicksburg)

Things to See

McRaven House (Vicksburg)

Old Courthouse Museum (Vicksburg)

Vicksburg Ntl Military Park (Vicksburg)

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Flick’s (Woodville)

Praise da Lard Cracklins (Woodville)

Places to Stay

Desert Plantation (Woodville)

Things to See

 Clark Creek Natural Area (Fort Adams)

 Fort Adams (Fort Adams)

Local Info and History

est. 1802; pop. 9,878

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Centreville: pop. 1,684

Woodville: (CS) pop. 1,096

Fort Adams: The Birthplace of a Territory

The History of Woodville & Wilkinson Co.

Clark Creek Natural Area

Clark Creek Revisited in the Fall