|Area less than one acre|
NRHP Reference # 78001580
Added to NRHP 9 June 1978
|Built 1858 (1858)|
|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.