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Address: 117 South Pearl, Natchez, MS
Phone Number: 601-442-2581

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The church is very nice but the prize is the historical photo exhibit. It is amazing that all these "lost" negatives were found, restored and made available for public display... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 17, 2015
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Columbia, South Carolina
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Columbia, South Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

The church is very nice but the prize is the historical photo exhibit. It is amazing that all these "lost" negatives were found, restored and made available for public display. The photos are an excellent glimpse into the history of Natchez.

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Virginia
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31 reviews 31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

My wife and I enjoy visiting churches on our travels in addition to the usual attractions and Natchez has several that are of interest. Because of Natchez's history as a financial powerhouse of the early half of the 19th century, it has some exquisite churches that date from that period - they type that you would normally only find farther... More 

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Alamogordo, New Mexico
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154 reviews 154 reviews
90 attraction reviews
103 helpful votes 103 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

I believe this is a donation site, this is another place I donated on the way in and again on the way out. not only is there an unbelievable collection of historical natchez photos, but the building, in it's self is very interesting. if you like old historical photos you will enjoy this. I had missed it in the past,... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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70 reviews 70 reviews
20 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

A local resident recommended this permanent exhibit to us, and it was a highlight of our visit. A selection of professional photos lovingly researched, blown up, framed, and curated, from a trove of 75,000 pictures discovered by a local doctor. All are related to people, places, and history of Natchez. Loved the portraits of ladies in their finery, showing changing... More 

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Ocala, Florida
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

the chapel always has a photography display that helps a visitor understand more about the history, culture, and people of the region. The explanations under each photo brings the picture to life. We have been to Natchez twice and each time visited the chapel to see the display. The first time we saw the pictures of the freemen and women... More 

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St. Petersburg, Florida
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253 helpful votes 253 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Thanks to a gentleman in Natchez who rescued old photographs of people and places in Natchez, this church has a fantastic exhibit that shows much of the history of the town and its people. There is so much to learn at this exhibit. One of the best we have seen. Amazingly, it is free.

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montreat
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 via mobile

Sometimes we find it is restful to find a church and just sit for awhile especially if you have been on the go all day. This church was not only beautiful inside but also outside. To add to this they housed an amazing photograph collection relating to the earlier history of Natchez which should not be missed.

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Kalamazoo
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129 reviews 129 reviews
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74 helpful votes 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

It's wonderful this great old church has made a commitment to present this fantastic collection of photos...everything from the fashions of the day, note able Natchez citizens, great children's photos, steamboats, daily street scenes...it shows the city as it was, and still is. Worth the time...wish they had a book,with the photos in it. The church is also lovely and... More 

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Jackson, Tennessee
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45 reviews 45 reviews
14 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Admission is free to this historic church to view the collection of historic photographs that give a visual history lesson to what daily life looked like in Natchez over 100 years ago...fashion, homes, children, animals, riverboats, etc. One can also go into the beautiful sanctuary to just look or find a place for quiet meditation if desired. What a nice... More 

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Banbridge, United Kingdom
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82 reviews 82 reviews
33 attraction reviews
276 helpful votes 276 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Our party of 5 seniors (2 American, 3 British) first spotted this church on a carriage tour of Natchez upon arrival in town recently. The church was lovely from the outside, and we decided to go back to visit the next day. Were we ever glad we did! We entered via the State Street entrance, and were greeted by a... More 

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