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Address: 140 Lower Woodville Road, Natchez, MS 39120
Phone Number: (601) 442-5193
Description: Construction on this architectural gem, the largest octagonal house in the...
Construction on this architectural gem, the largest octagonal house in the U.S., began in 1860, but was interrupted by the onset of war. A National Historic Landmark, the still-unfinished mansion is an enduring symbol of the impact of the Civil War.
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The most unique mansion we have ever toured. A must see! The exterior of home was used in trueblood series.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

The most unique mansion we have ever toured. A must see! The exterior of home was used in trueblood series.

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Sandusky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

This place was amazing. Not only do you get to see how a antebellum home was constructed you get to hear how it was like as a family living back in the 1800's. You can not take pictures inside the home in the living quarters but you can once you have gone up stairs in the undone portion. You will... More 

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Orpington, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

One of the many houses we wanted to visit in the area... we should have left this one out! looked good from the outside but for $15 you just see the ground floor as the house was never finished and there are no outer buildings or gardens worth looking at. We probably had the worst guide as although very knowledgeable... More 

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Forest City, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 130 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015 NEW

We wanted to go to Longwood because of its' interesting history, but also because it was used as the background for some important scenes in the Tv show True Blood. The grounds and the house were very nice to visit, but the tour itself was boring. The tour guide was long-winded and in the heat, this made it even worse.... More 

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Columbus, MS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

One cannot visit Natchez without visiting Longwood and be sure to do the tour. This home is one not to be missed. The home and story is absolutely breath taking and you will have a better understanding of what the plantation owners went through and the suffering.

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Doncaster
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Interesting and well versed information given by our guide Louis on this beautiful piece of architecture. Well worth a visit when in Natchez.

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Columbia, Mississippi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

We have seen it twice and loved it both times. The second time we took our children. I feel that it is a bit pricey though.

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tulsa, ok
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

I loved the grounds and the leisurely opportunity to stroll everywhere. The tour was very thoroughly given.

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We visited 3 mansions in Natchez, but this one is our favorite. Nlt far from the hotel, in a wonderful park, we even saw deers, turtles, nice birds. The visit was given by a really friendly lady, she gaves us plenty of, time, for pictures (except from, the basement). We ahd a good, time

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015 via mobile

Wow! Just got back from my second trip to Longwood, the last time was 30 years ago while I was in college studying for a BA in Architecture. This time I had a beautiful wife to show off Natchez to. It didn't disappoint a bit! Longwood is an amazing building for all to see, though an absolute must for those... More 

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Address: 140 Lower Woodville Road, Natchez, MS 39120
Phone Number: (601) 442-5193
Location: United States  >  Mississippi (MS)  >  Natchez

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