Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation

MS-5Regions

Address

1302 Adams Street
Vicksburg, MS 39180

Phone

601-631-2997

Email

info@southernculture.org

Website

http://www.southernculture.org/

Hours

Monday- Friday, 8:00 am-12:00 pm, 1:00 pm-5:00 pm;
Closed two weeks during the Christmas holidays.

Cost

Rates: $5/adults and $3/children and group discounts available.


This cultural center tells the story of the Sisters of Mercy who for 132 years educated children and nursed the sick at Saint Francis Xavier Academy and Convent. Tours showcase: the Cobb House (circa 1830), the original school and hospital barracks during the Civil War; the Gothic Revival Convent (1868); the Italianate Auditorium (1885); and the 1937 Academy. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places and is a Mississippi Landmark. Tours are by appointment only.