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July 29, 2014 News

Thank you all for your comments!  Here's what one viewer wrote: "What fun to read these letters.  What a lost art writing letters is now.  With e-mail, texts, twitter, facebook, - makes me wonder what Eliza wo… Read More »

Part 2 - Feb. 1949 letter from Eliza Quitman to her son, Henry

July 23, 2014 News

Today I'm posting the second part of the Feb. 19, 1849 letter from Eliza Quitman to her son, Henry.  Please send me your comments at, and I may post some of them on the Blog next week.  It's obvious… Read More »

Feb. 19, 1849 Letter - Eliza Misses Her Son, Henry

July 15, 2014 News

Today I'm posting a letter from Eliza Quitman to her son, Henry.  This is one of our owner's favorite letters, because although years have passed since the writing of this letter, the sentiment remains.  Parents still wait anxiou… Read More »

Union Occupation

July 8, 2014 News

MONMOUTH’S OCCUPATION BY UNION SOLDIERS In 1861, the state of Mississippi seceded from the Union and John Quitman daughters see their husbands off to war. When Natchez was attacked by the Union army in 1862, during the… Read More »

Monmouth Wins Southern Hospitality Award!!!

July 2, 2014 News

MONMOUTH HISTORIC INN is pleased to announce that the Editors of ConventionSouth magazine, a national multimedia resource for planning events that are held within the South and the publishers of the annual Guide to Meeting Sites in the South, have… Read More »