One of the things we had not done on previous visits was to just walk the downtown area and explore the city's history by way of its historic buildings. We drove to the riverfront parking area, which is also the start of the three self guided walking tours of the city. Each walk starts at the trail pavilion at the parking area and is marked by metal plates in the sidewalk and information boards explaining what you are seeing. In addition learning about the city, it was a nice walk .
We dove right into the history at the first stop. The information boards allow you to relate the story to the buildings you are looking at.
The last house on this info board is the Stanton home. which is one of the most popular of the home tours in Natchez. We did the tour a number of years ago and the tour was very interesting, but like so many of the homes, no inside photographs were allowed.
I found some house not on the tour that I found interesting, without knowing its history.
It is amazing to me how many of these old structures have survived in good condition.
This group shows that there can be some unexpected results from becoming a tourist attraction.
Here the tallest building in 1927 is still standing and in use.
By following the trails we managed to see the major buildings without getting lost once.