Foundation News

Stay informed about preservation related happenings in and around Natchez.

  • Friday, September 20th

    HNF Selling House Owned by Beloved Community Philanthropist

    The Historic Natchez Foundation is accepting sealed bids for the house of the late Neil Varnell, who bequeathed the property to the foundation in March.

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  • Friday, August 30th

    Youth Photovoice Contest

    Natchez-Adams County residents, ages 12-18, are invited to submit up to 2 original photos taken in Natchez-Adams County that reflect on either or both of the following questions:

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  • Monday, August 26th

    Smithsonian Article and New Book Share Natchez Connection

    On April 17, 1878, twelve white jurors entered a federal courtroom in Cincinnati, Ohio, to deliver the verdict in a now-forgotten lawsuit about American slavery. The plaintiff was Henrietta Wood...

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  • Thursday, August 22nd

    MHT: Calling all Photographers

    In celebration of the 20th anniversary of the 10 Most Endangered Historic Places in Mississippi Program, the Mississippi Heritage Trust is partnering

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  • Wednesday, August 14th

    Natchez Democrat Coverage of New HNF Website

    The Natchez organization dedicated to preserving the past stepped into the future with a new website this week.

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  • Wednesday, August 7th

    The Raphael Building Balcony is Gone

    Before and After images of the Raphael Building's facelift.

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  • Friday, August 2nd

    Privy to the details: Professor documents outbuildings for landmark survey

    As tourists lined up Thursday to take pictures of the octagonal mansion Longwood, one particular visitor focused his attention on the small square privy out back.

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  • Sunday, July 28th

    Friday Night Fire Destroys Historic Frogmore House

    “This is my 30th year, and this has been my terror all those years — this house catching fire,” Cothren said. “We don’t have fire hydrants out here.”

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  • Saturday, July 20th

    Archaeologists unveil evidence of lost mound at Grand Village.

    How many mounds are located at the Grand Village of the Natchez Indians?

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  • Monday, July 1st

    Districts, Properties Added to National Register

    Two apartment complexes, a bowling alley, an ice factory, a community house, and a historic residence have been added to the National Register of Historic Places. On the recommendation of the Mississippi National Register Review Board, the U.S. Department of the Interior has approved...

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