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Historic Natchez Cemetery

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Cemetery Road, Natchez, MS
+1 601-445-5051
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Taking in history

Nice ride through. It's a large historic cemetery with plenty of rich history. Easy to get too as... read more

Reviewed July 22, 2016
Tshaun S
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Definitely a Must See!

Loved riding through this cemetery and looking at the old headstones and monuments. It was... read more

Reviewed July 21, 2016
Tonya S
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Wynne, Arkansas
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Cemetery Road, Natchez, MS
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+1 601-445-5051
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Reviewed July 22, 2016 via mobile

Nice ride through. It's a large historic cemetery with plenty of rich history. Easy to get too as long as u stay on route and follow the signs to it.

Thank Tshaun S
Reviewed July 21, 2016

Loved riding through this cemetery and looking at the old headstones and monuments. It was fascinating to see the history!

Thank Tonya S
Reviewed July 20, 2016

You could walk through here for hours and never see it all. There are maps to points of interest and stories to go with each. The points of interest are marked with numbered signs. If you're lucky, you'll catch a enactment solider, in full dress,...More

Thank thefernweh
Reviewed July 17, 2016 via mobile

Must see for all you Greg Isles fans out there. Beautiful historic cemetery just outside of town. Wanted to see the namesake from his book Turning Angel. Very beautiful. Read the actual history behind it.

Thank cpacraig
Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

I wanted to visit this area because I had read about it in several books. The rolling hills and markers were beautiful. The roads in the older part are very narrow and turns are diffucult. They are one way and can get tight if in...More

Thank lovemydawgs
Reviewed July 9, 2016

We meandered around here for quite a while. The only other visitor was a jogger who seemed to know her way around well. A fascinating piece of history. Open until dusk.

Thank Tina W
Reviewed July 9, 2016 via mobile

Graced by gigantic oaks with Spanish moss hanging this cemetery is the resting place of many soldiers and everyday people. Was blessed to hear many stories of those who were laid to rest here

Thank pollyp65
Reviewed July 8, 2016

There is so much history here it is unbelievable. The cemetery is very well kept and beautiful. There are so many prolific people buried here. Definitely a must-see. Just be careful not to get lost!

Thank juliu1je
Reviewed July 8, 2016

We visited here off the back of the Penn Cage books by local author Greg Iles and were not disappointed. The cemetery is vast and very well looked after. There are many intriguing stories behind some of the graves, particularly the "Turning Angel" which watches...More

Thank Lindsay G
Reviewed July 7, 2016 via mobile

To start, our B&B had a CD with a guided tour to this cemetary. It was a fantastic way to learn about the history of Natchez. It is very beautiful and even if you don't have this CD, it is worth going here for the...More

Thank Hermanadelviento
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Aloma D
My great grandparents Charles Slocum & Lillie Hagwood Slocum was traveling from Bunkie, La. to Alabama (Charles died first maybe somewhere around1910 ? & then Lillie got sick with something like pneumonia not long after ? & the 5 children was put in an orphanage until they got older)I was told was buried in this cemetery. Is there a way I could find out? Thanks🇺🇸❤️😇
April 8, 2016|
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Response from Jay M | Reviewed this property |
I really do not know this answer. If I were you, I would contact the Natchez Historical Society. There is a small building that I think is staffed during the week. We were there on the weekend, so could not tell you the... More
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