• Mississippi River from the Bluffs of Natchez

    Natchez

    National Historical Park Mississippi

The City on the Bluff

Throughout history, Natchez has always been a place of opportunity and is evident throughout Natchez National Historical Park.  From the magnificent antebellum estate of John McMurran, to the downtown home of African American barber and diarist William Johnson, to the French Fort Rosalie, this diverse Mississippi River town has lent itself to opportunity.

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The Briars

Jefferson Davis married Varina Howell at her Natchez home , the Briars in 1845. Built in 1818 the home was named for the briar vines growing near its location on the bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River.