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Stanton Hall

401 High St, Natchez, MS 39120-3226
+1 601-442-6282
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This home was amazing, our tour guide was so well versed and had a beautiful southern charm, very... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
New Albany, Mississippi

We enjoyed touring Stanton Hall. There is so much history in this old Antebellum home. Our tour... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Beaumont, Mississippi
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N 1858, Frederick Stanton built the home of his dreams for his family on his new property - an entire city block of Natchez, Mississippi. The city block cost about $1,550. The house cost over $83,000 before it was even furnished. Carrera Marble, mahogany doors 2 1/2 inches thick, candeliers from France, and Italian statuary appointed the interior. Huge Corinthian columns and granite steps adorned the facade. Stanton came to America with his brothers in 1815. He made a fortune as a cotton broker, then as owner of more than 16,000 acres of cotton plantations. Ironically, he lived only one month after his dream home was finished. ...Now inside view of the Carriage House Restaurant Stanton Hall housed a college for young ladies for a short time, then fell into dissarray to some extent before the Pilgrimage Garden Club renewed the antebellum mansion to much of its former glory. It stands today, filled with original and like antique furnishings as Frederick originally created it, a showcase for the world to see. Daily tours are given of the home, and during Spring and Fall Pilgrimages hostesses dress in antebellum costume to greet the throngs of visitors. After the tour, many stop to have lunch at the adjacent Carriage House Restaurant, which is nationally famous for its fine Southern cuisine. Stanton Hall is listed as an official National Historic Landmark.
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401 High St, Natchez, MS 39120-3226
+1 601-442-6282
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Reviewed 6 days ago

This home was amazing, our tour guide was so well versed and had a beautiful southern charm, very pleasant!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed touring Stanton Hall. There is so much history in this old Antebellum home. Our tour guide, Judy, was very knowledgeable about this home and it was very beautifully well kept. I would recommend anyone to tour this home!!! Gorgeous!!!

Thank mcourtney0914
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed seeing this old home. It looks large from the street, but when you walk up to it...you are just wowed by the size. There is a restaurant behind it. The grounds are open at night, so you can walk around and take pics....More

Thank AV_2006
Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Stanton Hall with our 90 year old parents. One of which was in a wheel chair. The Plantation is two stories, but an attendant stayed with our father and shared stories while we looked at the second floor. Someone brought a chair...More

Thank JeriLG
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This one is well worth a visit so make sure you hit it before you get mansion fatigue. The story is compelling and the modern day twist has been an entertaining finish to a long story. Beautiful trees and superb interior to enjoy. Restaurant onsite...More

Thank Jeff T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We loved Stanton Hall. It was a lovely home. It had an intriguing story. The grounds were inviting, but the best part was our wonderful guide who made everything come to life. We must go back to Natchez and explore more of these lovely homes.

Thank PonyMimi
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This mansion is a "must-see" The house is beautiful and the history is very interesting. Our tour guide did a great job and was very nice!

Thank michellensteveg
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Lovely home to visit in the beautiful town of Natchez. The tour was very informative and the restaurant serves a great lunch. Looking forward to returning our next visit.

Thank Betsy A
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Located in Natchez this is the grandest of the antebellum homes. The tour was fascinating and interiors beautiful. No photos permitted in the house so can only show you the exterior, oh and cute little gift shop attached.

Thank Newbs2012
Reviewed 9 August 2017

The house itself is beautiful, in the middle of Natchez. Important detail: the filming of Orry Main's bedroom(Patrick Swayze in North & South) took place here! The tickets were quite expensive(20 dollars) for such a short tour and no pictures were allowed. The people were...More

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27 August 2016|
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Response from Ahme1987 | Reviewed this property |
We paid $15.00 for an adult ticket but we bought a package to see 3 estates so we saved a little. Bought tickets at the visitor center.
4 May 2016|
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Response from DrBobKaty | Reviewed this property |
9am to 4pm.