• 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?

The Briars

Jefferson Davis married Varina Howell at her Natchez home , the Briars in 1845. Built in 1818 the home was named for the briar vines growing near its location on the bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River.