E. Franklin St. and Melrose Ave., Natchez, Mississippi


Monmouth House

1. View from northeast showing house and surroundings

Photo from the Historic American Buildings Survey

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Street View 


Monmouth is a notable example of Federal and Greek Revival architecture which dominated the grand, high style dwellings of antebellum Natchez. From 1826 until 1858 Monmouth was the home of John Anthony Quitman, an important national political figure and hero of the Mexican War. -- Historic American Buildings Survey (HABS MS-194)

National Register information 

Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on April 26, 1973
Reference number
Architectural style
Mid 19th Century Revival: Exotic Revival
Areas of significance
Military; Health/Medicine; Politics/Government; Architecture
Levels of significance
National; State; Local
Evaluation criteria
C - Design/Construction; B - Person
Property type
Historic function
Single dwelling
Current functions
Single dwelling; Hotel
Periods of significance
1850-1874; 1800-1824; 1825-1849
Significant years
1818; 1826; 1858

Update Log 

  • April 5, 2021: New Street View added by Michael Miller