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Andrew's Tavern is a fairly young Natchez nightlife establishment compared to some others, and is located in the heart of downtown. Andrew's opens around 4 p.m. daily, except on Sunday, unless there is a Saints game on TV, and it is frequented by locals and visitors alike. Stop by and have a cold draft beer, drop a buck in the jukebox, and listen to some of your old time favorites or the latest pop smash hits.
This 1868 Victorian Italianate home is located on the bluffs overlooking the majestic Mississippi River. Annabelle, furnished with beautiful family heirlooms, invites you to experience Victorian elegance coupled with warm Southern hospitality and lace cookies. Tours daily.
Adjacent to the Vicksburg National Military Park, the cemetery dates back to 1864. A lunette fortification was built on the property by the Confederacy.
The Library’s Department of Archives and Manuscripts houses over 300 manuscript collections, the William Faulkner Collection (which includes his Nobel Prize), University archival collections, Mississippi state documents, and in the Mississippi Collections over 20,000 volumes of Mississippiana. Exhibits of interest to students and the general public are presented on the second floor in Archives and Special Collections.
The museum contains more than 17,000 artifacts and more than 40,000 pieces of archival material. the museum preserves historical property showing contributions of Mississippians towards the defense of the U.S.
c. 1856. A Mississippi Landmark. Dogtrot house, built by the founder of nearby Arm, MS, of hand-hewn boards and peg construction. On the National Register of Historic Places, and has been designated a Mississippi Landmark.
Arnold Dwight “Gatemouth” Moore was one of America’s most popular blues singers in the 1940s before becoming a renowned religious leader, radio announcer, and gospel singer.
The marker is located on the parking lot of Ubon's Barbeque restaurant in Yazoo City, just around the corner from the street named for this blues singer.
This gallery, on the campus of Jackson State University, houses exhibits by well-known artists in both contemporary and traditional art forms.
Arts in the Alley
Arts Natchez Gallery is appropriately named as it is the broker for a number of works by a variety of Natchez artists and craftsmen. The gallery is situated in the heart of downtown on Main St. and if you spend a few minutes browsing through the local artwork, you'll know why each artist has a deep love for Natchez, and expresses it in their work. Be sure to add it to your shopping itinerary.
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