Grand Village of the Natchez Indians

The Grand Village was the political and religious capital of the Natchez Indians in the late 17th and early 18th centuries. Maintained by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, the site today includes a plaza with remnants of three ceremonial mounds, a reconstructed Natchez Indian house, and a museum with artifacts from the site. Public education events and activities include annual Natchez Indian Powwows.

Location: In Natchez. Turn east off U.S. Highway 61/Sergeant S. Prentiss Drive onto Jefferson Davis Boulevard, just south of the Natchez Regional Medical Center. Proceed a half mile to the entrance gate on the right. Open Monday—Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Sunday 1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Free admission. Call 601-446-6502.


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