The largest octagon house in America was started in 1860 and never completed due to the Civil War.
The Nutt family lived in the lower level which was the only portion of the structure which was completed.
Today, it is owned by the Mississippi State Society of the DAR and features 21 pieces of Rococo Revival furniture from the workshop of John H. Although Stanton died just months after it's completion, his family occupied the home until 1894.
The house was restored by the Pilgrimage Garden Club and was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1974.
Located inside Shiloh National Military Park at 501 W. The museum is located at the well-known Crossroads where the Memphis & Charleston and the Mobile & Ohio railroads made Corinth, Mississippi the most strategic transportation hub during the Civil War.
Housed inside the historic Corinth Depot, the museum features collections of American Civil War artifacts, railroad artifacts, American Indian artifacts, fossils and aviation memorabilia along with many local history items. The museum is focused in the life and career of Howard Gerald (Jerry) Clower, a popular country comedian best known for his stories of the rural south. The historic building is the only one left standing after the Amite Female Seminary was completely obliterated by Union soldiers during the Civil War.
The home was restored in the 1930s by the Natchez Garden Club.
Tours of the historic property are offered to visitors. Longwood Hall was designed by Samuel Sloan for Haller and Julia Nutt, (wealthy planters).
While Dunleith Inn is being operated today as a hotel, history tours of the main house are offered to visitors. Today, visitors can explore the campus winding through historic gardens, a historic cemetery and inside they will find the dormitory, kitchen and other historic buildings.
1851-1991 Panoramic Photos Ashland, MS Old Photographs Attala County Photographs Bolivar County Historic Photographs Brookhaven Vintage Views Carroll County Historical Photos Civil Rights Mississippi Digital Archives Grenada County Photographs Harrison County Penny Postcards Hinds County Penny Postcards Hinds County Photo Collection Holmes County Historical Photos Jasper County Historical Pages Mississippi Steamboat Photos Natchez on the Mississippi Pearl River County Historic Photos Port Gibson Historic Photographs Rankin County Historical Photos Union County Historic Photos Vicksburg Civil War Photos Warren County & Vicksburg Photos The source of these great county histories is "Mississippi The Heart of the South" by Dunbar Rowland, L. The historic red brick mansion is being restored and period furniture is being added to the home over time as most of the original furnishings were lost. This museum of southern history is located at 400 Duncan Avenue in Natchez, MS.
Dunleith Inn was built in 1856 and is being operated as an Inn today.
The museum is focused on the local history of the people of Kosciusko, Mississippi.
Exhibits include historic artifacts and items from the past along with art exhibits by local artisans. The museum is dedicated to telling the story of a baseball icon - former Red Sox pitcher and head coach of the delta State baseball team, Dave "Boo" Ferris.