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Jefferson College, Natchez

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#11 of 11 in Historic Sites in Natchez
There are eight historic buildings, dating back to 1819, that sit on 40 acres of beautiful manicured lawn, complete with Spanish moss-covered Live Oak trees and azaleas. Behind the buildings lays the 40-acre T.J. Foster Memorial Nature Trail, which is made of three hiking paths and runs down to St. Catherine Creek. The longest trail is about a mile long, but hilly and rugged. The site is FREE and open to the public.
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  • There is not to much to see at this very impressive site. They have a good visitor centre and you can get into the ground floor of only one of the other buildings. You can walk a couple of trails in t...  more »
  • The buildings are all empty so even if you could go in there's nothing to see. The brochure is very light on details & I just couldn't understand why anyone would want to go here.  more »
  • It is always very calming to visit Jefferson College. Again, knowing a little bit of the history of this place before visiting makes you appreciate it much more and understand the culture of that time...  more »
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  • Free to enter. Gate closes at 5. Hiking trail in back. Very fun. Has a gift shop too.
  • Great place for history buffs. Beautiful grounds. Friendly people. FREE!
  • Wonderful historical site to visit. Very beautiful grounds and one of the best nature trails around.
  • It's a historical site
  • State Park small reenactment

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