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“Natchez camping trip”
Review of Longwood

Longwood
Ranked #2 of 49 things to do in Natchez
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Owner description: Construction on this architectural gem, the largest octagonal house in the U.S., began in 1860, but was interrupted by the onset of war. A National Historic Landmark, the still-unfinished mansion is an enduring symbol of the impact of the Civil War.
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“Natchez camping trip”
Reviewed 24 April 2014 via mobile

We came to Natchez Ms. On our spring break. Me & the wife are both teachers. We stayed at Natchez State Park. And toured different places in the area. By far Longwood Antebellum home was the best stop. It was very different but very beautiful! Don't pass it up if your in Natchez.

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Pittsburgh, PA
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“A must see in Natchez”
Reviewed 22 April 2014

The history of this house is fascinating. Only the basement was finished before the Civil War began. The workers left their tools behind because they expected the war to be short. The Nutt family lost their money after the war and were unable to complete the house. The house is still incomplete which makes it a fascinating place to visit.

Visited April 2014
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Lebanon, New Jersey
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“Absolutely Amazing”
Reviewed 19 April 2014

If you only have time for one or two house tours, make sure you visit this one. The history of it is unbelievable, and the construction and design are like nothing I've ever seen. Worth every penny of the price of admission for the tour.

Visited March 2014
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“What a piece of History not to be missed”
Reviewed 18 April 2014

This tour was worth every penny ( or cent), the history in the story of the house is amazing and really highlights the impact the civil war had on the house, from being wealthy cotton planters before the war to having nothing after, as a result of actions of both sides !!

Tour guide was great , and staff had fun chasing the cat !!

This is a unique piece of history that must be kept , gift shop and toilets on site , but watch the road on the way in its a bit rough.

Visited April 2014
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“Very unusual”
Reviewed 18 April 2014

This place is amazing and well worth a visit unlike many of the other houses ,it is octagonal and unfinished .The Civil War put a stop to the building and the family ended up living in the basement for many years .

Visited April 2014
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