Natchez Museum of African American History and Culture

Natchez African American Museum

The African American Museum of History and Culture contains exhibits from a number of Natchez related African American historic sites, important citizens and events. Other exhibits within the museum include: The Rhythm Nightclub fire, where over 200 African American Natchez citizens were either burned or trampled to death; Forks of the Road, which was the second largest slave market in the South; and some of the literary works of critically acclaimed author Richard Nathaniel Wright, a Natchez native. Adding the African American Museum of History and Culture to your trip itinerary will provide you with a look at another dimension of Natchez history that you won’t get anywhere else.

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