Monmouth Historic Inn

Plantation Suites Building

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This two-story building was constructed in 1993, has a large porch with rocking chairs, overlooking the beautiful grounds. It is called the Plantation Suites Building, because each of the suites is named for a plantation that was in the Quitman family.


Rhinebeck Suite 39

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John Quitman was born in the Hudson River valley town, Rhinebeck, New York. Quitman’s father, The Reverend Frederick Quitman, served the Lutheran congregation in Rhinebeck for over 30 years. Quitman spent his first years in this town, where the vista was pleasant with the lush Catskill Mountains nearby, and the Quitman family lived a “plain country life,” according to John Quitman’s elder sister, Louisa. Quitman’s ancestors are buried in Rhinebeck.

DELUXE SUITE– King bed, full canopy, queen bed sofa, spa tub, fireplace, ground floor

 


Live Oaks Suite 40

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Live Oaks is the name of John Quitman’s first plantation. In 1828 and 1829, Quitman and Dr. John Bell purchased lands in Terrebonne Parish, Louisiana, near the town of Houma, Louisiana. These land purchases became the nucleus of Live Oaks, Quitman’s sugar and molasses plantation.

DELUXE SUITE– King bed, full canopy, single daybed, spa tub, fireplace, ground floor

 


 

Palmyra Suite 41

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Quitman purchased Palmyra on March 2, 1842 with Henry Turner, Quitman’s wife’s brother. They bought the property from Quitman’s wife’s other brother, George, for $200,000.  

DELUXE SUITE– Queen bed, full canopy, single daybed, spa tub, fireplace, ground floor

 


Springfield Suite 42

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Springfield was a functioning cotton plantation, which Quitman purchased on New Year’s Day in 1834, for $66,500 in cash and credit. This plantation fronted the Mississippi River, and was located in Natchez’s immediate vicinity, and was a 9 mile horseback ride from Monmouth.

DELUXE SUITE– King bed, full canopy, single daybed, spa tub, fireplace, ground floor

 


Woodlands Suite 43

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Woodlands was Eliza Quitman’s family estate.  Her father, Henry Turner, was a Natchez merchant and established this county seat near Natchez.  It was at Woodlands, on January 28, 1826, Eliza Quitman gave birth to her first child, Louisa, naming her after John’s sister.  

DELUXE SUITE– Queen bed, full canopy, single daybed, spa tub, fireplace, second floor

 


Saragossa Suite 44

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Saragossa Plantation is located a few miles outside the town of Natchez in Adams County, Mississippi. It was established in the 1820’s by Stephen Duncan who reputedly became the wealthiest cotton planter in the world. The plantation was purchased in the 1850’s  by the Smith family, and in 1903, Austin Williams Smith married Frederica Quitman Ogden, the youngest daughter of John and Eliza Quitman.  

DELUXE SUITE– King bed, full canopy, queen bed sofa, spa tub, fireplace, second floor

 


Want to stay in a specific room? Please call 601.442.5852 to make your reservation. Due to our intimate size, every effort is made to honor a  request for a specific room; however, Monmouth can only guarantee the "room category" when you make a reservation online.  In the event the "room category" reserved is not available the day of check-in, Monmouth will upgrade a reservation to a higher category room at no additional charge.   

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