Home » attractions

You can't go wrong on Mississippi's Great River Road: Click on the community buttons at left to explore our attractions by cities and communities, or peruse this Road-wide list, which is arranged alphabetically by subject.

St. Paul’s Episcopal Church

http://new.woodvillemainstreet.com Built in 1824, St. Paul’s claim to fame is as the oldest Episcopal Church west of the Allegheny Mountains.  The church, located on the corner of Church and First South Streets, boasts its original 1837 Erben organ.

Oakland Memorial Chapel, Alcorn State University

Alcorn State University Campus, Hwy. 552 W. Lorman, MS c. 1838. Example of the Greek Revival style. A campus landmark, Oakland serves as a center for religious activities. Belle Lettres and Old President’s Home.

“Gateway to the Blues” Visitor Center

13625 US Hwy 61 North Tunica Resorts, MS, MS 38664 888-488-6422 tunicatravel.com Make your first stop in Tunica the all-new Gateway to the Blues Visitors Center, located at the entrance of the Tunica Resort area along U.S. Highway 61. This … Continue reading

1835 Oak Hill Inn

409 S. Rankin Street Natchez, MS 39120 P: (601) 446-2500 http://www.historicoakhill.com/ Blending both Federal and Greek Revival elements, this home features a unique window placement which creates updrafts for natural air conditioning. Empire period furnishings, a large collection of Old … Continue reading

1835 Wilkins Town House

300 N. Commerce Street Natchez, MS 39120 P: (601) 442-9935 The 1835 Wilkins Town House has two exquisitely furnished suites from which to choose. Each suite can sleep up to four people with a queen size bed and queen size … Continue reading

Adolph Rose Antiques

717 Clay Street 601-636-3700 Mo-Sa, 11:00am-5:30pm Antique furniture-American and English, Civil War relics, coins, bottles, clocks, glassware, stained glass, costume jewelry and much more. Visa, MC, AE, debit cards and checks accepted.

Ahern’s Belle of the Bends Tour Home (Circa 1876)

508 Klein Street Vicksburg, MS 39183 601-634-0737 800-844-2308 www.belleofthebends.com Open daily 10:00 am – Noon; 1:30 pm –4:30 pm (please call first). Approximately 30-minute tour. This breathtaking Italianate mansion sits atop a bluff overlooking the Mississippi River and is one … Continue reading

Airlie

9 Elm Street Natchez, MS 39120 Originally known as Belvidere, Airlie is one of Natchez’ earliest constructed homes, built around 1793. Airlie is perched on a choice, secluded site in the northern part of town. A gallery fronts the home … Continue reading

Alcorn State

University Campus, Hwy. 552 W. Lorman, MS Alcorn is the oldest public historically black land-grant institution in the United States and the second oldest state supported institution of higher learning in Mississippi. When it was founded in 1871, the institution’s … Continue reading

American Contract Bridge League Museum

6575 Windchase Blvd Horn Lake, MS 38632 662-253-3100 www.acbl.org/ Located inside the American Contract Bridge League’s headquarters, this state-of-the-art, interactive museum is home to the world’s largest collection of bridge memorabilia, trophies, videos and other artifacts related to the game … Continue reading

Annabelle Tour Home (Circa 1868)

501 Speed Street Vicksburg, MS 39180 601-638-2000 800-791-2000 annabelle@vicksburg.com www.annabellebnb.com This 1868 Victorian Italianate home, located on the bluffs overlooking the majestic Mississippi River, was built for Madison Klein in what is now known as the Historic Garden District. Nibble … Continue reading

Anshe Chesed Cemetery

Clay Street at National Military Park · Vicksburg, MS 39183 Access at Grove and Hope Streets, traffic light #10. Public access except on Saturday. Evidence of a once robust Jewish community, the cemetery dates back to 1864. A lunette fortification was built on … Continue reading

Auburn

400 Duncan Avenue Natchez, MS 39120 P: (601) 442-5981 http://www.auburnmuseum.org/ Auburn is owned and operated by the City of Natchez. It was bequeathed to the city, along with over 100 acres of land, by the heirs of Dr. Stephen Duncan, … Continue reading

Baer House Inn Tour Home (Circa 1849-1870)

1117 Grove Street Vicksburg, MS 39183 Phone: 601-883-1525 Phone: 601-868-2237 Email: info@baerhouseinn.ms www.baerhouseinn.ms To schedule a tour please call in advance. Tours last between 30-45 minutes. A charming bed and breakfast retreat, this exquisite example of Eastlake Victorian was built in 1870 … Continue reading

Banker’s House

107 S. Canal Street Natchez, MS 39120 The Bankers house draws it’s name from having been attached to the rear of what was once The Natchez Commercial Bank, allowing pass through access for the banks president from his residence. The … Continue reading

Baptist Industrial College

Baptist Industrial College Marker West End District of Hernando 662-393-8770 www.sodesoto.com Founded in 1900 by the North Mississippi Baptist Educational Convention, the college was the first school in DeSoto County to offer instruction through grade twelve to African Americans and … Continue reading

Bazsinsky House Tour Home

1022 Monroe Street Vicksburg, MS 39183 Phone: 601-634-8404 Fax: 601-638-9122 Email: bazsinskyhouse@bellsouth.net www.bazsinskyhouse.com Open every day at any reasonable time for tours. Appointments/Reservations requested and recommended. Tours $5 per person. Two conflicting stories, one a fifty-three page handwritten family history, the other … Continue reading