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Upcoming Events


Historic Natchez Conference

From Civil War to Civil Rights

April 17-20, 2013

Natchez Eola Hotel

All lectures are free to the public

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Cemetery Conservation Workshop


Saturday, May 11, 2013

$25.00 registration fee


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St. Catherine Street

  Cross-Cultural Gateway to the City

January-June 2013

Foundation Headquarters - Natchez Institute

108 South Commerce Street


Open Daily Free to the Public


The Historic Natchez Foundation works to strengthen the sense of place that defines Natchez.


The Natchez Institute


Headquarters of the Historic Natchez Foundation

Founded in 1974, the Historic Natchez Foundation has: 

Prepared National Register nominations for seven historic districts throughout the city.

Provided tax incentives and grant eligibility and assisted with hundreds of rehabilitation of historic properties

Rehabilitated historic houses for affordable housing through the Heritage Housing Program

Stimulated development and confidence in downtown through the Storefront Rehabilitation Program

Preserved endangered historic properties through their acquisition, restoration, and resale

Preserved and catalogued historic public records through the Courthouse Records Project

Provided historical information and encouragement to hundreds of people about benefits of historic preservation

Catalogued decorative arts and promoted Natchez through the Historic Natchez Collection of Reproductions