• 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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Fort Rosalie

Natchez Mississippi is the oldest settlement on the Mississippi River. The French settled on the high bluffs and surrounding area in 1714. Two years later they established a permanent fort.