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Stratton Chapel Gallery

405 State Street, Natchez, MS
+1 601-442-4741
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Huge gallery of photos.

There are many wonderful photos on display here. So many rooms in fact that after awhile my eyes... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2016
msfigment
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Lewisberry, Pennsylvania
100 Years of Natchez History--hidden gem

Represents the work of three photographers, Henry Guerney, Henry Norman and Earl Norman. It's... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2016
Desperado52
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Lowell, Arkansas
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Gallery houses a collection of historic photographs (circa 1850-1951), printed from original negatives of famous photographers such as J.M. White, Henry d. Gurney and Henry C. Norman.
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405 State Street, Natchez, MS
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+1 601-442-4741
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Reviewed 1 December 2016

There are many wonderful photos on display here. So many rooms in fact that after awhile my eyes started to glaze over I would recommend this but if in town for enough time, perhaps take it in over a few days or break it up...More

Thank msfigment
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Represents the work of three photographers, Henry Guerney, Henry Norman and Earl Norman. It's located on the second floor of the First Presbyterian Church--access through the side door of the church. Covers Natchez from the Civil War to WWII. Kind of out of the way...More

Thank Desperado52
Reviewed 10 October 2016

I wish I had gone to this gallery earlier when my feet weren't already tired because the number and variety of old photos there is remarkable. From ladies in their stylish clothing to children to streets in old Natchez to prominent men to flooded Natchez,...More

Thank n8urgrl2013
Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

I have been coming to Natches for years, and I had no idea this existed. If I had not read it on trip advisor, I never would have known. The building is nice, but you need to go upstairs and see the photo history of...More

Thank sally8363
Reviewed 9 May 2016

What a wonderful exhibit of photos, both portraits and street scenes from years ago. This exhibit is off the beaten path but very much worthwhile. If you can't find it, ask. It's worth an hour of your time in Natchez.

Thank Charlie M
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

The photographs are amazing. They are crisp and very clear. No fading. They were taken in the 1800s in Natchez. We learned so much about the town of Natchez looking at this photos. We learned Natchez was very progressive for its time on social issues.

Thank Laura E
Reviewed 23 February 2016

A must see if you like photography or a history buff. Talk about a walk thru Natchez time line... from the ladies of Natchez to the children. Homes to steamboats. Very cool gallery if you are visiting Natchez or live here. Our backyard is amazing...More

Thank Mia T
Reviewed 7 February 2016 via mobile

This museum is a real find for a history buff. It shows many old photos of antebellum houses and businesses, many of which no longer exist. The photos give a glimpse of life in old Natchez. The photo descriptions give information on the city's history.

Thank Yvette S
Reviewed 21 October 2015

Went here based on TripAdvisor and having Stratton's ancestors. The photographs do a nice job of capturing a slice in time in Natchez. We only spent 20-30 minutes here but could easily have spent another hour.

Thank RogerLC444
Reviewed 15 April 2015

This museum was recommended to us by a Natchez local and we were not disappointed. The pictures not only told the history of Natchez and its people , it also gave an insight into the life of the river trade. It also told some of...More

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