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Longwood

140 Lower Woodville Rd, Natchez, MS 39120-4412
+1 318-537-4341
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Longwood is an incredible place to visit, the guide was very informative and had a great... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Lee O
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Republic, United States
A Must See

Short drive from our hotel to this home, and it is incredible to see. Is unfinished inside on the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
worldtravellerks
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Wichita, Kansas
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Construction on this architectural gem, the largest octagonal house in the U.S., began in 1860, but was interrupted by the onset of war. A National Historic Landmark, the still-unfinished mansion is an enduring symbol of the impact of the Civil War.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“civil war” (266 reviews)
“basement floor” (16 reviews)
LOCATION
140 Lower Woodville Rd, Natchez, MS 39120-4412
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+1 318-537-4341
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"civil war"
in 266 reviews
"the upper floors"
in 38 reviews
"basement floor"
in 16 reviews
"unique home"
in 16 reviews
"true blood"
in 14 reviews
"left unfinished"
in 13 reviews
"family cemetery"
in 24 reviews
"bottom floor"
in 25 reviews
"first floor"
in 52 reviews
"square feet"
in 22 reviews
"one of a kind"
in 28 reviews
"our tour guide"
in 69 reviews
"plantation house"
in 19 reviews
"interesting history"
in 38 reviews
"beautiful grounds"
in 23 reviews
"great tour"
in 34 reviews
"well worth the visit"
in 14 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Longwood is an incredible place to visit, the guide was very informative and had a great personality. A sad and amazing time of history. Great experience.

Thank Lee O
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Short drive from our hotel to this home, and it is incredible to see. Is unfinished inside on the upper floors, and the history behind it is fascinating

Thank worldtravellerks
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visiting Longwood is realizing what it was like to be trapped in the cusp of greatness and yet never being complete. Yet, this incomplete project give visitors a near perfect glimpse into the actual construction of a fabulous Southern Antebellum Home. Take the time and...More

Thank Mark H
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Longwood was very interesting and beautiful, even though it wasn't completed. I am disabled and use a cane. Walking up the stairs is difficult and it is not wheelchair friendly like accessible. It is a beautiful location, though.

Thank Llstaton
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We truly enjoyed a look back in time. My husband and I both love history the volunteers where very knowledgeable and helped bring the history to life.

Thank Erin R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Longwood provides for an incredible tour and history. What an amazing family story and perspective to that era.

Thank Martha G
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Longwood was our 4th and final mansion tour during our stay in Natchez. There are so many mansions that we did not see during the time we had. Longwood...oh my gosh...there are no adequate words to describe this unique immense building, the grounds with trees,...More

Thank Janis H
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Different from any pre- civil war home I have seen. Almost ghostly with the unfinished levels reaching skyward

Thank Nat1063
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Most interesting ! The history of the hope is very interesting. Stunning house! Sorry it was never completed!!

Thank Curtis B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a fantastic guide Gay! Great information on the house and the period. Loved it!! Amazing bit of history

Thank iheartgeography
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katnviv222
29 July 2017|
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Response from James W | Property representative |
Around 40 minutes. All tours of the house are guided but you are free to wander the grounds at your leisure.
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Caleb W
19 January 2017|
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Response from Anita P | Reviewed this property |
I don't think you need an advance reservation. However, for the tours, I believe they run every 1/2 hour. If you will check in at the visitor center (on the ground floor), they will advise you. Don't miss the tour, for... More
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nanak4
24 October 2016|
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Response from CarlNewhouse | Reviewed this property |
$18.00 on site. Worth it!
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