Support Your Park
Making purchases from the bookstore helps support park activities.
You can also help by becoming a volunteer in our Volunteer-In-Parks Program. Visiting Natchez National Historical Park and paying the Melrose house tour fee helps support many projects within the park as well.
Learn more about our bookstore, volunteering and our cooperative association by clicking the above links.
How to Donate
Superintendent Kathleen Jenkins
Donations can also include historical museum objects which support the mission of Natchez National Historical Park and fit within the park’s Scope of Collections Statement. See statement below from the Scope of Collections.
Objects to be considered for acquisition include any objects associated with any of the inhabitants of the Melrose estate (enslaved or free); inhabitants of the William Johnson House (enslaved or free), as well as any of Johnson’s other properties; any of McMurran’s other properties; any of the sites in the Natchez region contemporary to the primary times of interpretation; objects associated with the early efforts of the local preservation movement; and objects that document the ongoing relationships between park partners.
Please contact the Museum Curator at 601-445-5395 for more information on donating objects to the park.
Did You Know?
Famous naturalist and artist John James Audubon taught at Elizabeth Female Academy, near Natchez, in 1822. His time in the area influenced his artistic endeavors.