• Mississippi River from the Bluffs of Natchez


    National Historical Park Mississippi

Lesson Plans

Social Studies

Antebellum Life

Grade level: all age groups


Stepping into the Past

Grade Levels:7-12

Did You Know?

American free blacks

During the antebellum period, Natchez Mississippi was the home of over two hundred and fifty free blacks. The largest number of free blacks lived in New Orleans and numbered over two thousand.