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Interview with Rooms and Group Travel Manager, Christy Waggoner

November 11, 2014 News

I'm delighted to post an Interview with one of our guests' favorite employees - Rooms and Group Travel Manager, Christy Waggoner today.  Please be sure to look Christy up when you stay here! Q:     How long h… Read More »

Eliza Quitman's Letter to Her Son, Henry

November 4, 2014 News

Today's post is a letter from Eliza Quitman to her son, Henry.  She tells of a severe storm that took place a week before this letter was written.  We were lucky enough this year that we didn't get hit with any hurricanes, but we al… Read More »

Welcome Chef Allison Richard!

October 28, 2014 News

Monmouth Historic Inn is proud to announce the appointment of Allison Richard as Executive Chef of Restaurant 1818 at Monmouth.  Allison is a young, yet innovative chef with over 10 years of culinary experience in France, Louisiana and Mississip… Read More »

Part II of Eliza's Letter to her son - June 9, 1849

October 22, 2014 News

This is the second half of Eliza's 6/9/1849 letter to her son.  In it we read of the deep religious ties and beliefs the family held back then, as so many people did.  We also continue reading how the Cholera epidemic continued to take … Read More »

Letter from Eliza to her Son Henry - Part I

October 13, 2014 News

This June 9, 1949 letter was written by Eliza Quitman to her son, Henry, during a time when Cholera was ravaging the country.  I thought about the diseases our country's facing today, and it would seem there's always some new disease att… Read More »

Trees on the Front Lawn

October 7, 2014 News

Today I'll be discussing some of the trees, moss, fern - and "creatures" - that have a symbiotic relationship with some of our trees.  Overall, it all provides a very beautiful picturesque scene on Monmouth’s front lawn, and has for ma… Read More »

College Football Team Ornaments

October 1, 2014 News

Gorgeous College Football Team Ornaments! Have you been wondering what to get that special someone in your life who just happens to love a particular football team?  Well, we have the perfect gift.  Our Gift shop has many unique items, and … Read More »

Interview of Assistant General Manager, Carol Jones

September 23, 2014 News

Today I'm happy to post about an employee at Monmouth who has been here for many years, and does a fantastic job of taking care of our guests and the property - Carol Jones.   Q:  How long have you been with Monmouth? A: &… Read More »

It's Fall Pilgrimage Time!!!

September 16, 2014 News

Many people hear the word “Natchez” and think “It’s what you love about the South” -  I couldn’t agree with them more!  Some of you say “Autumn” while others think “Fall.”  In… Read More »

Bon Voyage Part II

September 9, 2014 News

Here's the second part to the letter I posted last week - from Louisa Quitman to her mother, Eliza, written in March of 1849.  Here she is discussing visiting the Barracks on her trip to New Orleans with her Father, General Quitman.  I … Read More »