• Mississippi River from the Bluffs of Natchez

    Natchez

    National Historical Park Mississippi

Stories

The Natchez Indians

Click on the picture at the left to learn more about the Native Americans that once inhabited the Natchez region.

 

The Region's Early Settlers

Click on the picture at the left to learn more about the early European settlers in the Natchez area.

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.