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Anchuca Mansion

1010 First East Street, Vicksburg, MS 39183
601.661.0111
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Ranked #10 of 26 attractions in Vicksburg
Type: Historic Sites
Owner description: Tour Anchuca Mansion, one Vicksburg's most historic antebellum homes. This Greek revival landmark, listed on the National Register of Historic Places,... more » Owner description: Tour Anchuca Mansion, one Vicksburg's most historic antebellum homes. This Greek revival landmark, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, opens it doors to visitor from 9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. daily. Walk in the footsteps of many famous Americans, including President Jefferson Davis, to see the opulent interiors with fine antiques and art representing the past three centuries. Visit our website www.anchucamansion.com for more information. « less
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Knoxville, Tennessee
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

We recently spent one night at Anchuca, and I regretted that we didn't have time to take the house tour the next morning. We stayed in the adjoining carriage house, and our room was a little small but very well appointed. The staff thought of everything to add to our comfort, including lovely coffee cups and saucers for morning coffee.... More

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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

The architecture in itself was most interesting since it was built in stages at different times. The furnishings are fabulous as well. Interesting that Jefferson Davis's brother lived here, and Davis gave his last public speech from the upstairs balcony. The house survived the Siege of Vicksburg and was used during the war. The grounds are lovely. Didn't have the... More

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Lake Saint Louis, Missouri
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53 reviews 53 reviews
16 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

We were in a hurry so missed the upstairs due to a time restriction. The video was informative and I enjoyed seeing the home while learning the history that took place. Jefferson Davis made his last public speech on the balcony. I would have enjoyed more time to really learn and explore the history at this home. They have a... More

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New England - USA
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187 reviews 187 reviews
69 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

This elegant mansion is a quiet, tasteful look into the southern past. When you tour this museum-in-a-home, you are surrounded by gracious history (the furniture, dishes, carpets, curios, pictures, etc.). We were on a time-limited tour, so we did not have the time to eat here or stay overnight, both options I would definitely consider if I were ever to... More

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Dousman, Wisconsin
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30 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

This is a must on everyone's list who visits Vicksburg. History and wonderful food. Buy the cookbook if you can.

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Tupelo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

We made the mistake of not having our accommodations here but had the most amazing dinner! Our dining experience started with a very warm welcome from Tarsha Neal. She is a great asset to the Mansion... Our serveuse was Kerri Hutson who continued the pampering throughout the dinner. Very attentive to our needs, she too helped create this magical evening.... More

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Greekcook
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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2013

This is a wonderful tour of a well-maintained Southern mansion. If you want to see how the owners of the Old South lived, go to Anchuga and Cedar Grove.

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Bentley
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2013

We appreciated the great beauty and history of Anchuca. The ghost stories that I read on-line were so exciting! However, the staff guided us to a table to watch a video and told us to feel free to walk through ourselves. Not what we had in mind!

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Andalusia, Alabama
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2013

Arrived in Vicksburg with no reservation anywhere and able to get in at this B & B. Spacious room and modern bath in the attached building overlooking courtyard. Mansion allows a self guided tour after watching a short video. Dinner in the restaurant was relaxing and delicious. My wife and I both had the sea bass special and were not... More

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Ridgeland, Mississippi
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32 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2013

My wife and I had a really nice experience at Anchuca. Restaurant is in the back portion of beautiful and historic Anchuca Bed & Breakfast. Reserved a table for 6:00 dinner. Were served good wines and great salads with meal. I had the sea bass special - delicious and a nice size portion. My wife had the Shrimp & Grits.... More

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