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First Presbyterian Church

117 South Pearl, Natchez, MS
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Ranked #8 of 32 attractions in Natchez
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Architectural Buildings, Historic Sites, Religious Sites
Most recent review
- Jun 30, 2014
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Banbridge, United Kingdom
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62 reviews 62 reviews
26 attraction reviews
116 helpful votes 116 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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Boston, Massachusetts
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

On the second floor are old photographs of how Natchez once was. I would have never known had our wonderful hostess at Glenfield not mentioned this to us. If you are going to Natchez for history, then go see this display! Remarkable find. Love this town.

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Letchworth ,
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66 attraction reviews
177 helpful votes 177 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

Apparently much overlooked but well worth a visit .The exhibition of photographs documenting Natchez people from pre Civil War onwards is amazing .Some of the photos you could have thought had been taken yesterday .The social history they tell is fascinating .

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Harrison, Ohio
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17 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

Their exhibit of historic photos is incredible. The sanctuary is pretty much as it was during the early 1800's, just beautiful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

We had a wonderful visit here! The docent who showed us around was very informative and friendly! The picture museum was extraordinary! A must see!

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Nashville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

the old church was very pretty but the old photo display that is ongoing/shown there is so worth at least 30 min to 1 hour of your time. It would be an especially good stop on a hot afternoon. It's quiet inside and a church member is there to offer info.

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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

Interesting history, friendly guide, and beautiful building. The historical photographs on display in other parts of the building are a true gem. What a treasure.

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Weymouth, England, United Kingdom
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36 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

Lovely building considering when building started, large with free access throughout. There was also an impressive display of very early photographs of Natchez and the trade on the river. Well worth a visit.

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London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
16 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

The clarity on the photographs in the exhibition was incredible given how old they were. Well worth visiting and you could stroll round at your own pace

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Broussard, Louisiana
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

Many beautiful photos with text describing the photos and their significance... all telling the story of Natchez and its changes through the 100 years of photos. FYI -- enter through the State Street door.

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