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Free Programs in February  

Jan/28/2012 - Feb/25/2012
Location: Downtown Natchez & Melrose

Natchez National Historical Park will begin offering its FREE Downtown Walking tours and FREE Melrose Grounds & Garden tours beginning the last weekend of January and running through the end of February.

Downtown Walking tours will be available Saturdays at 10:00am and Sundays at 2:00pm in February while Melrose Grounds & Garden tours will be available Saturdays and Sundays at 2:30pm in February when staffing permits. Please call Melrose at 601-446-5790 or the William Johnson House at 601-445-5345 to inquire about availability.

Downtown Walking tours focus on a variety of topics relating to the history of Natchez and most begin at the William Johnson house. Saturday, January 28th walking tour is William Johnson’s Natchez and Sunday, January 29th walking tour is The Great Natchez Tornado of 1840. Tours are FREE of charge and last approximately 45 minutes. Please bring water and appropriate walking shoes.

Melrose grounds & garden tours focus on the many camellias and other ornamental shrubs that are currently in bloom, as well as the historic layout of the grounds and gardens and the National Park Service efforts to preserve their historic character. These tours are FREE of charge and last approximately 45 minutes. Please bring water and appropriate walking shoes.

The William Johnson House is located in downtown Natchez, 210 State Street; Melrose is located at 1 Melrose-Montebello Parkway.

For more information about these free programs or other activities at Natchez National Historical Park, including Melrose and the William Johnson House, please call the William Johnson House at 601-445-5345 or Melrose at 601-446-5790. You can also visit our website at www.nps.gov/natc for more information. Be sure to check under the online “Schedule of Events”.


Visit Their Web Site: http://www.nps.gov/natc

Contact: Jennifer Clemetson
Phone: 601-445-5347

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