1798 N. Canal Street, Natchez Mississippi 39120
Located on Canal and Jefferson Streets, this house was built in 1798 on Ellicott's Hill, the site where Major Andrew Ellicott raised the American flag in defiance of Spain in 1797. The architectural features of this western frontier house with a West Indies influence include an attached kitchen. The house is furnished in period.
Overlooking the terminus of the Natchez Trace, it is a National Historic Landmark site. Open daily. Overlooking the terminus of the Natchez Trace, it is a historic restoration project of the Natchez Garden Club. National Historic Landmark.
Other History nearby:
(Port Gibson) First Presbyterian Church
(Port Gibson) Grand Gulf Military Monument Park
(Natchez) Grand Village of the Natchez Indians
(Natchez) House on Ellicott's Hill
05/17 Coming to The Natchez area
Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival Breaux Bridge LA May3-5 The Breaux Bridge Crawfish Festival has become one of the largest gatherings of world famous Cajun, Zydeco and Swamp Pop musicians and plays host to over 30 bands on three stages during the three-day festival.
Louisiana Peach Fest Ruston LA June21-22 The fun begins on Friday in Ruston’s historic Railroad Park at 6:30 p.m. with Dixie Tradition, followed by a return festival appearance by Chubby Carrier and the Bayou Swamp Band at 8:30 p.m.
Le Festival de la Viande Boucanee Ville Platte LA June29-30 This festival, which translates into the "Smoked Meat Festival", has a World Championship Cookoff, culinary demos, Cajun smokehouse in action, and Cajun Heritage exhibitions. Thirty hours of non-stop music are also an attraction of the festival.
Cracklin Festival Port Barre LA November8 This festival is held in November in Port Barre. Four days of fun include family entertainment, Cajun and Country music, food, cooking contests, arts and crafts, and a parade.
Pepper Festival St Martinville LA September14-15 This annual festival, usually taking place on the third Sunday of October, celebrates the pepper industry in Louisiana. Benefits kids, and attractions include Cajun food, bands, and a Poker Run. One day only. Call or write for dates and times.