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Grand Village of the Natchez Indians
Natchez, 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 dwelling.

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 and books.

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.

Emerald Mound

Extermination of the Natchez Indians


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