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One City, Three Ways: Natchez, Mississippi
Officially established in 1716, Natchez is the oldest continuous settlement on the Mississippi River and teems with history. From the early 1800s to the Civil War, Natchez reigned as one of America’s wealthiest cities....
Where to Stay: Spotlight on Oak Hill Inn Bed and Breakfast
Driving along the banks of the Mississippi River in downtown Natchez, I pass a small, weathered-wood casino. With its signs for slot machines and table games, the Magnolia Bluffs Casino hints at the fact that chance plays at least a small part in shaping some of the fortunes of this town.
Spotlight on Monmouth Historic Inn
I arrive at the inn after midnight. Monmouth, perched atop a hill and surrounded by giant oaks, glows white in the moonlight. As I pull into the drive, deer scamper in front of my...