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Address: 117 South Pearl, Natchez, MS
Phone Number: 601-442-2581
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Must See Historic Photographs!

Absolutely a must see; the photographs are truly art and a history lesson rolled into one. You'll see 100 years of history in almost 500 photographs. The Victorian and Edwardian... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Linda C
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Moorpark, California
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Moorpark, California
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521 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely a must see; the photographs are truly art and a history lesson rolled into one. You'll see 100 years of history in almost 500 photographs. The Victorian and Edwardian fashions of the women are exquisite and the photographs of the children and pets are adorable. You'll also see some buildings and boats, so a comprehensive collection well-laid out. I... More 

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NW Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2015 via mobile

We visited this beautiful church, so that we could see the historic photos exhibit. We were absolutely amazed at how comprehensive the collection is! It is grouped mostly by subject (a room with women <and the fashions of the time>, a room with children, a room with the steamboat history, one dedicated to local architecture. Allow yourself plenty of time... More 

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Thank Kokotraveler
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2015 via mobile

I was checking trip advisor for things to do after lunch. This church was close and the reviews were good. It is amazing! Photographs cover every wall. How cool to see the history and changes for the time period covered. Definitely suggest putting this on your list of "must see places" in Natchez. Allow plenty of time.

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Thank Mary Katharine G
NC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

People had suggested we stop to see the photo collection & figured what the heck - spend 10 minute & be gone. Over 30 minutes later we had to leave to stay on schedule. Unbelievable photo collection.

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Thank CD W
Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

A must see. The photographs here are impressive. Lots of history about Natchez on the walls. Give yourself some time to view everything.

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Thank Orcalvr
San Antonio,TX
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

The church houses a museum of Natchez pictures taken over a period of 43 years by a local photographer. Excellent history lesson on the people who lived in this area. Superb pictures.

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Thank TexasCFO
Alabama
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

This is a beautiful church with a lot of history. We learned about the historic photograph exhibit while on the carriage ride around the city. Donations are encouraged to help support this mission. Stop and see some of historic Natchez and make sure you step into the sanctuary. Not to be missed!

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Kitchener, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

We thoroughly enjoyed viewing all the wonderful historic photos that were on display. Would definitely recommend this wonderful photography.

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Thank Betty S
Baton Rouge, LA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

First Presbyterian Church is a beautiful and historic building. It is also a vibrant congregation with great pastoral leadership (husband and wife co-pastors) and a caring congregation.

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philadelphia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

The Church is beautiful, but the building behind it it houses some of the most spectacular photos of years past. You will not want to miss this. It was recommended to us, and we are so glad we went.

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