Historic Antebellum Tours in Natchez Mississippi

Visit the Stone House, Owned by the Stone Family for over 130 Years

804 Washington Street · Natchez, MS 39120 · (601) 897-0315

reservations@josephstonehouse.com

The Dining Room is filled with history. Click for more historic pictures (or scroll down).

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George Ohr and Newcomb pottery collection. Circa 1840 portrait of Dr. Charles Henry Stone (1806-1864), father of J. N. Stone. Elaborately fenestrated pocket doors lead to The Antebellum Music Room. Native American pottery collection.
Rare antique maps and prints adorn the walls of this unique bed and breakfast, ideally located in the Natchez Downtown Historic District. A unique architectural gem, outstanding for its origins as an Antebellum Billiard Hall built in the style of a Greek Temple as well as for its rare pocket doors with ornamental glasswork, the house was built by David Stanton, whose brother Frederic built world-famous Stanton Hall.

Contents of this page © 2007 Joseph Britton Stone.


Natchez, MS bed and breakfast, Stone House
Ancestors' pictures: Hendrix great-grand-parents top, John C. Jenkins center, Shields and Jenkins miniatures on Gothic Revival credenza.
Natchez, MS bed and breakfast, Stone House
19th century cranberry crystal chandelier.
Natchez, MS bed and breakfast, Stone House
Gas wall sconces by Cornelius and Baker, Philadelphia.
Natchez, MS bed and breakfast, Stone House
Dr. Charles Henry Stone (1806-1864), first Stone ancestor in Natchez.
Natchez, MS bed and breakfast, Stone House
Little Charles Henry Stone (1877-1890), grandson of Dr. C.H. Stone, died in childhood.
Natchez, MS bed and breakfast, Stone House
Charles Henry Stone III (1916-1993), great-grandson of Dr. C.H. Stone.
Natchez, MS bed and breakfast, Stone House
Julia Devereux (Hendrix) Stone (1921-1997), wife of Charles Henry Stone, at Lansdowne in 1941 as Pilgrimage Garden Club Queen.
Natchez, MS bed and breakfast, Stone House
18th century Welsh dresser, gilded mid-19th century English china and an antique set of Gilbert and Sullivan china.
Natchez, MS bed and breakfast, Stone House
Family pictures around the china cabinets.
Natchez, MS bed and breakfast, Stone House
Renaissance Revival china cabinet.
Natchez, MS bed and breakfast, Stone House
The casket on the "Bottle Table" holds unique contents.
Natchez, MS bed and breakfast, Stone House
Circa 1840 oil on ivory wall miniature of ancestor John Carmichael Jenkins (1809-1855), builder of Elgin Plantation, Natchez.
Natchez, MS bed and breakfast, Stone House
Margaret Graham (Shields) Hendrix (1903-1982), great-granddaughter of John C. Jenkins, and great-granddaughter of Thomas Shields, christening the USS Shields at Puget Sound Navy Yard, December, 1944.
Natchez, MS bed and breakfast, Stone House
Julia Devereux (Hendrix) Stone (1921-1997), daughter of Margaret Shields Hendrix, great-great-granddaughter of John C. Jenkins, at The Briars in 1934.
Natchez, MS bed and breakfast, Stone House
The casket holds the champagne bottle decorated in red, white and blue ribbons, used to christen the USS Shields.
Natchez, MS bed and breakfast, Stone House
The USS Shields (DD-596), named for USN Purser Thomas Shields (1783-1827).

Contents of this page © 2007 Joseph Britton Stone.