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Amazing history!

This is a great piece of history to explore right in the heart of Mississippi. You get to see... read more

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Darlena J
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Milwaukee, United States
Awe Inspiring

I had been here years ago as a teenager and was amazed at the sheer size of the columns. They are... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
MrsRTyler
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15095 Rodney Road, Port Gibson, MS
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Reviewed today

This is a great piece of history to explore right in the heart of Mississippi. You get to see what's left of a part of slavery.

Thank Darlena J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I had been here years ago as a teenager and was amazed at the sheer size of the columns. They are beautifully ornate as well. The story is sad but very interesting. I’ve also heard that Mark Twain wrote part of his Life on the...More

Thank MrsRTyler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Standing next to these huge columns is amazing... but it's a pretty quick 10-minute stop with nothing else on the grounds or nearby. Little explanation and no people there to share the history, so read up before you go.

Thank Bonnie W
Reviewed 11 July 2018

The roads to this attraction have been repaved in the last year making it a smoother ride to get there. There is not a lot to do in the area but the ruins are worth the trip. Make sure you bring your camera and enjoy...More

Thank Devildog126
Reviewed 9 July 2018

If you love antebellum architecture, this is a must if you're passing through the area. Thankfully, this gem is still free to visit. There is a fence around the ruins prohibiting visitors from walking among the columns, which makes total sense for safety. This is...More

Thank Christina M
Reviewed 1 July 2018

My wife loves to study and read about the historic homes of the South. This was a place she had longed to visit. The size of the columns gives you a perspective of how huge this place was. I found it interesting to view and...More

Thank DennisODaniel
Reviewed 18 June 2018

This is an awesome display. One has to think about what life must have been like in those days and how they were able to accomplish so much without the instant communication we have today. Just a shame the owner didn't get to enjoy his...More

1  Thank mleist2018
Reviewed 15 June 2018 via mobile

Worth the side trip to see this architectural wonder. I wished I had read up on it more prior to the trip. My husband was in awe of the craftsmanship and the work that went into constructing these columns. As a bonus, we rode through...More

1  Thank Gwen D
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

A little out of the way but it’s a pretty country drive. It is a windy road! The ruins are fenced in for safety (ours and it’s, I’m sure!) but I stood on the trash can to get a picture without the fence! 🤫 Beautiful....More

1  Thank Nicolette A
Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Built in1861, burned in 1890 except for columns and ironwork. Fence around area, neatly mowed. Massive columns. Must have been amazing before it burned. You’ll need bug spray if you walk around.

2  Thank shirley202
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bevmatt65
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