Village of the Natchez Indians
Adams County, Mississippi
Photographs by Dale Woosley, Natchez, MS - 1997
Replica of huts used by the Natchez Indians
Located on grounds of the Grand Village
The Grand Village of the Natchez Indians is listed on the Register of
National Historic Landmarks. It is the location of the historic ceremonial
mound center for the Natchez tribe that occupied this site from about 1200
A.D. until 1730.
The site today features a museum, educational programs for school
and adult groups, reconstructed mounds, and a reconstructed Natchez Indian
Sun Mound (reconstructed) on the grounds
of the Grand Village of the Natchez Indians
Also at the site are nature trails, a picnic area, and a museum
sales shop that features Indian-related items as well as many other sourvenirs
The Grand Village is administered by the Mississippi Department of
Archives and History, and interprets the history and archaeolog of the
Natchez tribe and the Indian cultures which preceeded them.
The Village is located at 400 Jefferson Davis Boulevard, and is open
from 9 AM to 5 PM Monday through Saturday, and from 1:30 PM to 5 PM on
Sundays. Admission is free.