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Historic Jefferson College is the site of the first institution of higher learning chartered in the Mississippi Territory. It features a museum and several original buildings, including the East Wing (circa 1819), President’s House (circa 1835), and West Wing (circa 1839). Normal hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday. For more information call 601-442-2901 or email

Directions: Historic Jefferson College is located at 16 Old North Street, Natchez, MS 39120. Approaching Natchez on Highway 61, you will pass through the town of Washington. Historic Jefferson College signs will direct you to the entrance, at right.

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