The town of Columbus, Mississippi is a place that thrives on its rich heritage and inescapable Southern charm. One of the best ways to experience the history and culture of this pleasant locality is to take a stroll around one of its famous historic properties. From grand antebellum plantations to Italianate in-town mansions, Columbus’s 676 historic places and 23 National Register properties are obligatory stops for even the most casual passersby.
305 7th Street South, Columbus, MSOpen Tuesdays and Thursdays, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. or by appointment. The Amzi Love Home is a popular Pilgrimage tour home in the spring when the azaleas and… > Read More
1523 9th Street South, Columbus, MSThis home is considered one of the finest examples of Italianate architecture in Mississippi. Rosedale has recently been entirely restored to its original 1856 state, including original paint colors and… > Read More
719 7th Street North, Columbus, MSThis home reigns over four-and-a-half acres of landscaped lawn which includes three thousand boxwoods. Like many homes in Columbus, it was built on a hill because low places were considered… > Read More
300 Main Street, Columbus, MSThe Tennessee Williams Home and Welcome Center is the first home of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Tennessee Williams. The author made history with well-known plays such as A Streetcar Named Desire,… > Read More
316 7th Street North, Columbus, MSOnce the home of CSA Gen. Stephen D. Lee, it was restored in 1960 by the Historical Society and the Society for Preservation of Antiques. It is now houses the… > Read More
1852 Waverley Mansion Road, Columbus, MSWaverley Mansion exemplifies Southern elegance and beauty. The antebellum home showcases a octagonal shaped cupola to its self-supporting curved stairways, making Waverley one of the most unique antebellum plantation homes… > Read More
607 3rd Street South, Columbus, MSThis pillared mansion was built near the street, although the property extended over an entire city block. It includes gardens, stables and servants quarters. During the Civil War, it served… > Read More
The R. E. Hunt Museum & Cultural Center is a registered 501(c)3 non-profit organization founded in 2011 and supported by alumni, voluteers and friends. R. E. Hunt opened its…
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NOW OPEN: The Hitching Lot Farmers Market, located at Second Street and Second Avenue North,…
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Thursday, July 28, the Columbus Police Department is hosting a Self-Defense Class from 7-8 p.m.…
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The town of Artesia kicks off Artesia Days annual family fun event on Friday, July 29,…
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