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Natchez architect and builder Levi Weeks described 1812 Auburn as “designed for the most magnificent building in the territory.” In 1800, Weeks gained notoriety from his questionable acquittal in a famous New York City murder trial. Built for Lyman Harding, Mississippi’s first attorney general, Auburn became home in 1827 to Dr. Stephen Duncan and wife Catherine.

  • The house remained in the Duncan family until 1911, when his heirs donated it to the City of Natchez
  • National Historic Landmark 
  • Freestanding spiral staircase
  • Auburn and its 203 acres are city parkland