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Windsor Ruins

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Address: 15095 Rodney Road, Port Gibson, MS
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Romantic Eerieness

Stopped here on our way to Natchez. I was a lovely sunny day and a slight breeze was blowing. There wasn't anyone else there, so we were able to enjoy the everlasting beauty of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Fulton, Mississippi
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Fulton, Mississippi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stopped here on our way to Natchez. I was a lovely sunny day and a slight breeze was blowing. There wasn't anyone else there, so we were able to enjoy the everlasting beauty of this place. Being a romantic and lover of all things Southern, I sat down and imagined the glorious parties once given at this magical place in... More 

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Lenoir City, TN
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Although these are just columns remaining from a burned mansion if you will pause a while and reflect on what must have been you realize that they are more than just columns. They are the brick and steel remnants of what was the largest home in the State of Mississippi - built at a time when cotton barons owned other... More 

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Boulder, CO
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

This is a fantastic site and well worth a detour when driving on the Natchez Trace Parkway. The view of the columns is magnificent due to the setting and the unusual nature of their very existence. The story of the family who had the mansion built there, to lose the father and the building shortly after completion really touched the... More 

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Somerset, Kentucky
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2016

Just a short ride from the trace, and well worth the diversion. This area is unusual in its topography and this mansion would have been opulent in its day. gravel parking lot and nobody much around.

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Cashiers, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016 via mobile

You see these magnificent columns and wonder what it looked like in the day. There is a sketch that gives you an idea. Worth the out of the way trip off Natchez Trace.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

Beautiful day walking through a plantation mansion whose ruins of columns remain after a fire. Odd but cool to walk through what could have been. Nice stop on the way between Natchez and Vicksburg.

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Fort Worth, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

It was a country road. One that takes you back in time and off the beaten path. Back in time to the 1800's. Before the Civil War. The grand feeling you get of being dwarfed by the gigantic pillars of this home is amazing!! Well worth the drive.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Well worth the side trip! We were in our truck scoping out the Trace for our cycling trip. Don't think I would cycle out there for extra miles but glad we saw it from our truck drive.

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Thank austinana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

I love this place I can only imagine what it was ! My second visit. Someone has really cleaned it up and added a new sign , looks great . Make sure you go to the college and see the stairs they are beautiful !

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

I'll never forget the first time my wife and I got a loot at Windsor, the ruins of the largest antebellum Greek Revival mansion ever built in Mississippi. We were driving on Highway 552 southwest of Port Gibson. We were told Windsor was about 12 miles out of town. Checking the odometer, we began looking for the site as we... More 

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