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Historic Natchez Cemetery

Cemetery Road, Natchez, MS
+1 601-445-5051
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If It's Your Thing

We find cemeteries, especially in the south, to be mesmerizing and help us understand local... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
MrsH0dges
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Jacksonville, Florida
Exceptional historic cemetary

This is a very large and very old cemetery overlooking Natchez and the Mississippi River. It... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Vondie O
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  • Excellent72%
  • Very good24%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
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“buried here” (16 reviews)
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LOCATION
Cemetery Road, Natchez, MS
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+1 601-445-5051
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We find cemeteries, especially in the south, to be mesmerizing and help us understand local history. We are always awed by the epitaphs and scope of lives in rest and this cemetery did not disappoint.

1  Thank MrsH0dges
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very large and very old cemetery overlooking Natchez and the Mississippi River. It consists of both the Natchez city cemetery and national cemetery. The grounds are immaculately kept. The narrow one way streets can be a challenge, but are worth the navigation.

2  Thank Vondie O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to the Natchez cemetery on the suggestion of the owner of the B&B where we stayed, and were very touched by the solemnity of the area, its cleanliness, and the history (by US standards) that are evidenced there. Worth an hour or two...More

Thank Dean T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a large cemetery that you can drive through. Warning though, the roads are narrow with some sharp turns that maybe hard to navigate in large vehicles. You can stop at the visitor center and pick up a driving CD that gives you a...More

1  Thank Donald G
Reviewed 14 September 2017

My family loves history and this place was beautiful. It is well kept and is worth seeing. We enjoyed trying to find the oldest graves. We were not able to get a brochure guide, which would have been amazing. We found out later that they...More

Thank AV_2006
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Could have spend a full day exploring this old cemetery. The ironwork alone was a feast to the eyes. Take notice of the trees, some are absolutely beautiful, massive with unusual bark.

Thank Giggy
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

We came to Natchez for the burial of a beloved family member at this historic cemetery on the bluffs above the Mississippi River. It's a beautiful, peaceful and very serene place. We came all the way from California and it was our first visit here....More

Thank rnewcomb33
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

We drove to the Natchez Cemetery and marveled at the beautiful fences and monuments there. Although crowded, the cemetery provided us with many examples of funereal art. There wasn't enough time to view it all!

Thank KittyG40
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Park like setting, the narrated tour CD is a good historical perspective of Natchez; CD available on loan from some lodging locations, or may be rented or purchased from Natchez visitor center.

Thank Timothy S
Reviewed 16 August 2017

I found the cemetery beautiful but it wasn't a highlight of my visit to Natchez. Maybe this is because I didn't purchase the CD at $20.00 however, it just wasn't something that I was willing to spend that much money on. Sadly though, if you...More

Thank Em B
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Aloma D
8 April 2016|
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Response from Jay M | Reviewed this property |
I really do not know this answer. If I were you, I would contact the Natchez Historical Society. There is a small building that I think is staffed during the week. We were there on the weekend, so could not tell you the... More
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