Auburn

Duncan Park, Natchez, Mississippi

Photos 

Auburn, Auburn Boulevard

1. Historic American Buildings Survey James Butters, Photographer April 14, 1936 FRONT (NORTH ELEVATION)

Photo from the Historic American Buildings Survey

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Map 

Description 

Constructed in the early 19th century by Levi Weeks, this house is a symbol for all southern plantations and a a model on which the Natchez house was established. Auburn's two story portico demonstrates an architectural grandeur that was innovative for this time period. -- National Historic Landmark statement of significance, May 30, 1974

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on May 30, 1974
Reference number
74001047
Architectural styles
Colonial; Other architectural type; Southern colonial
Area of significance
Architecture
Level of significance
National
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current function
Museum
Period of significance
1800-1824
Significant year
1812

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