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Magnolia Hall (Natchez, Mississippi)

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Area  less than one acre
NRHP Reference #  78001580
Added to NRHP  9 June 1978
Built  1858 (1858)
Opened  1858
Magnolia Hall (Natchez, Mississippi)
Location  215 S. Pearl St., Natchez, Mississippi
Part of  Natchez On-Top-of-the-Hill Historic District (#79003381)
Address  215 S Pearl St, Natchez, MS 39120, USA
Architectural style  Greek Revival architecture
Similar  Stanton Hall, Rosalie Mansion, Longwood, Dunleith, House on Ellicott's Hill

Magnolia hall natchez mississippi top 6 facts


Magnolia Hall of Natchez, Mississippi, is also known as the Henderson-Britton House and was built in 1858. As a Greek Revival mansion it is a contributing property to the Natchez On Top of the Hill Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Magnolia Hall was built by Thomas Henderson, a wealthy merchant, planter and cotton broker. The home is one of the finest examples in Natchez of the Greek Revival style.

During a bombardment of Natchez by the Union gunboat Essex, a shell hit the soup tureen in Magnolia Hall's kitchen.

The Natchez Garden Club has restored Magnolia Hall. Rooms on the main floor are filled with mid-nineteenth century antiques, while rooms on the upper floors contain a costume collection.

Magnolia Hall is open for tours, and there is a gift shop.

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Magnolia Hall (Natchez, Mississippi) Wikipedia


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