Visit illustrious homes in the Columbus Historic district.
Amzi Love Home:
305 7th Street South, Columbus, MS.
Built in 1848 by Major Amzi Love for his bride Edith Wallace, this is an example of a cozy cottage type southern home in pre-Civil War days. Spring is a good time to visit, when the azaleas and wisteria are in bloom.
Blewett-Harrison-Lee Home and Museum:
316 7th Street North, Columbus, MS.
Built in 1847 by Major Thomas Garton Blewett as a private residence in the Italianate style.
714 3rd Avenue South, Columbus, MS.
A popular bed-and-breakfast inn, the Lincoln Home restoration project won a Heritage Award from the Mississippi Heritage Trust; one of only 14 Mississippi awards bestowed in 1999.
1523 9th Street South, Columbus, MS.
Considered one of the finest examples of Italianate architecture in Mississippi.
719 7th Street North, Columbus, MS.
Rosewood Manor, built for a Yankee bride who would not occupy it, has a Greek Revival façade with a Federal influence.
515 9th Street North, Columbus, MS.
Open Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays 10:00 - 16:00 or by appointment.
Tennessee Williams Home:
300 Main Street, Columbus, MS.
The first home of Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, Tennessee Williams is now the city's Welcome Center.
Waverley Plantation Mansion:
1852 Waverley Mansion Road, Columbus, MS.
One of the most photographed homes in the South, Waverley Mansion was lovingly restored to its former grandeur by the Robert Snow family, over a period of more than 25 years.
607 3rd Street South, Columbus, MS.
Built by James Walton Harris, this pillared mansion served as a hospital for Confederate soldiers during the Civil War.