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FALL PILGRIMAGE 2024

September 21 – October 20, 2024


Home Tour Schedule to be added Soon!

  • Spring Pilgrimage 2024!

The facade of Rip Rap features one of Natchez’s grandest residential essays in Italianate style with its cast-iron gallery arcades and decorative window cornices. Surrounded by graceful live oaks, Rip Rap was constructed in the mid-1830s for successful Natchez merchant Benjamin Wade and his wife, Zelia Robitaille Wade.

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Lansdowne has been occupied by descendants of the original builder since its inception.  Mid-nineteenth-century Zuber wallpaper adorns the parlor with its intricate designs and delicate colors. At the entrance of Lansdowne, wide steps rise from a brick pavement, flanked by aged carriage mounting blocks.

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The Burn is one of Natchez’s earliest examples of the Greek Revival style. Built by John Walworth, this three-story home is known for its semi-spiral staircase in the central hall.  The Burn served as headquarters for the Federal Fort McPherson, and later a hospital for wounded soldiers. The Burn boasts beautiful terraced gardens with over 100 heirloom camellias and azaleas. The outstanding architecture, furnishings, and fascinating history are just a few of the things that make The Burn so unique.

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Stately Greek Revival Mansion surrounded by historic gardens, Green Leaves is one of the great Natchez houses where succeeding generations of a single family have carefully preserved the original furnishings and extensive family memorabilia that dates to the mid 1800s. Step back in time and experience over 170 years of Natchez history!

  • Fall Pilgrimage 2024!

This 1835 antebellum gem was built by William A. Beatty for his wife Elizabeth, as their residence as well as where they entertained their guests.  This moss draped property boasts beautiful gardens and fountains.  Seen in Southern Living and voted by TripAdvisor for the 17th year as one of the world’s top properties based on reviews and opinions collected from travelers around the globe. Come experience the lovely Oak Hill with unique period antiques in every room.

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As the home of the first Mississippi Attorney General, Auburn established the style of the columned portico in the South and boasts a freestanding spiral staircase to the second floor.  Architect Levi Weeks, defendant in the first transcribed murder trial in US history, designed Auburn after his acquittal. Was he innocent? Come hear the story and decide for yourself!

  • MUSEUM HOME!

Longwood Mansion is the largest octagonal house in America with the original furnishings and tools still intact. Construction was halted by the Civil War and never fully completed. Tour Longwood and learn about the fascinating history of the original builder and his family.

  • MUSEUM HOME!

This house is furnished with period antiques and original Stanton family china, crystal and the Stanton family Bible.   Stanton Hall, one of the most magnificent and palatial Greek Revival homes in America, occupies an entire city block in downtown Natchez.  This home stands 5 stories tall, was originally 14,000 square feet and has delicately arched millwork in the halls and parlors.  Stanton Hall boasts many original furnishings and beautiful antiques. Declared a National Historic Landmark in 1974, Stanton Hall is owned and beautifully maintained by The Pilgrimage Garden Club.

  • MUSEUM HOME!

Located on the Mississippi River bluff near the site of the massacre of the Natchez Indians, now a National Historic Landmark, this home was a Union headquarters during the Civil War. The Mississippi State Society Daughters of the American Revolution continue to preserve Rosalie and its furnishings.

  • New Home - Spring Pilgrimage 2024!

Propinquity dates to the early period of the Mississippi territory and is one of the earliest houses of the Federal architectural style. Secluded among ancient live oaks just outside Natchez in the historic territorial capital of Washington, Mississippi. Renowned for its original Federal-style millwork and has retained its architectural integrity.