Fort Rosalie

Established by the French in 1716, Fort Rosalie was the earliest European settlement on the lower Mississippi River; the French, Spanish, British and Americans who occupied it considered it a strategic location in their quest for control of the lower Mississippi River. Today, Natchez National Historical Park is developing the archaeological site as a passive-use park with a visitor center, exhibits, walking trails, and picnic areas.

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Latitude: 31.557842 Longitude: -91.408985 Elevation: 209 ft
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Natchez National Historical Park

Hours Open

Open daily

Time Period Represented

1700s to present

Seasons Open

Year-round

Visitor Fees

There is no admission fee to the site.

Accessibility Notes

The site offers limited accessibility.

Pet Friendly Notes

Pets on leashes are allowed on the grounds.

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