Monmouth Historic Inn

Quitman's Retreat Cottage

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This lovely two-story cottage was built in 1995, and has a large porch with rocking chairs across the front porch, overlooking a lovely pond, where guests can fish. Sometimes, Henry the graceful egret, graces us with his presence at this pond in the early hours of the morning or late afternoon. There is also a large deck across the back of the cottage with period wrought iron garden furniture where one can relax while reading and amidst the tranquility of the wooded area at the rear of the cottage.

 


Duke of Monmouth Suite 45

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James Scott, an English nobleman, was the 1st Duke of Monmouth and the 1st Duke of Buccleuch, and lived from April 9, 1649-July 15, 1685. Originally, he was called James Crofts or James Fitzroy, and was born in Rotterdam in the Netherlands.  He was the eldest illegitimate son of Charles II of England and his mistress, Lucy Walter.  In 1685, he led the unsuccessful Monmouth Rebellion, an attempt to depose his uncle, King James II.  Declaring himself the legitimate King, Monmouth attempted to capitalize on his position as the son of Charles II and his Protestantism, in opposition to James, who was a Roman Catholic. The rebellion failed, and Monmouth was beheaded for treason on July 15, 1685.

SUPERIOR SUITE– King bed with full canopy, separate sitting room, spa tub, separate shower, and double sinks in private bath, fireplace, 2 people only

 


Audubon Room 46

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John James Audubon, the famous artist, visited Natchez in the 1820’s and stated that Natchez Under-The-Hill “formed a medley which it is beyond my power to describe.”  Audubon is known to have been in the Natchez area in early 1822, and in May of that year taught drawing at Elizabeth Female Academy (today known as Jefferson College) in Washington, Mississippi. He hiked back and forth each day along the Natchez Trace from Natchez to the academy.

DELUXE ROOM– Queen bed with full canopy, double sinks in private bath, 2nd floor

 


Lani's Suite 47

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SUPERIOR SUITE – 2 large single beds, single daybed, 2nd floor, spa tub, separate walk-in shower and double sinks in private bath

 


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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