• Mississippi River from the Bluffs of Natchez

    Natchez

    National Historical Park Mississippi

Collections

Natchez National Historical Park has a diverse collection of objects. There are approximately 102,000 objects within the collection. Of this number, approximately 81,600 are archeological objects and associated documents associated with the Melrose Estate, William Johnson House, and Fort Rosalie. The park museum collection consists of a range of objects that includes 19th century decorative arts, farm implements, textiles, architectural, and archival materials. There are currently over 1,000 objects on display in over fifteen furnished rooms at the Melrose Estate and William Johnson House for visitors to view. Click on the link below to view the online collection.

http://www.museum.nps.gov/natc/page.htm

Did You Know?

Blues Musician Howlin' Wolf

The Howlin' Wolf song "Natchez Burning" commemorates the 1940 fire at the Rhythm Night Club, located in Natchez, where over two hundred people were killed.