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Fear, Rumors, Lies

On trying to gain clarity of what it means to gain and keep absolute supremacy to the Slave and Free Black people of Natchez the occupying settlers leaders greatest tool was that that of fear. Lets began with the early c… »


Forwarded to Me By Darrell White (visitnatchez.org) The Holiday Season is upon us and many are preparing for the upcoming festivities. The Natchez Association for the Preservation of African American History & Cultur… »

Free Blacks Of Natchez

The role of the Free Blacks of Natchez is not written about as readily as the stolen and enslaved Blacks brought here by Europeans brought here during colonization. Actually the first mention of Free Blacks in the area c… »

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$28.00 Parchman Ordeal The Book

A story of the horrors imposed on The Black citizens of Natchez Ms. in struggles to optain equal rights . The setting is in the period in which the Federal Government had signed into law the the civil rights bill of 1965. limited Number of signed copies by authors »

$18.00 The Parchman Ordeal

A powerful documentary of the 1965 event that remained unspoken of for 50 years. »

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02-09-2019 Charity professional boxing

Guns down - Gloves up . A charity boxing event coming to Natchez. This event is a rarity for the city as we we seek to quell the gun violence of our city. »

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When you visit Natchez you guys have to experience the flavors of Natchez Heritage Cooking by Jarita Frazier- King. Here is Her take on the History of Gumbo and a beginning of a love for Heritage Foods that will follow y… »

Today Marks the Beginning of Kwanza

From the desk of: DarrellS. WhiteDirectorOffice of Cultural Heritage Tourism “VisitNatchez”Mississippi 640 South Canal Street Natchez,Mississippi 39120601-446-6345 ext. 1623 (O)601-807-2566 (C) The Holiday Season is upon… »

The Parchman Ordeal Book

NAPAC MUSEUM is glad to announce that we have recived our copies of the Parchman Ordeal The Book. If you Have seen the documentary than the book will fill in the gaps with the full testimonials of the victims. After keep… »

Happy Holidy Season

As we enter into the Holiday Season , We the members of NAPAC and Museum Staff would like to wish all visitors and supporters a very safe and happy holidays. We are looking forward to sharing with you in the coming new y… »


In the coming weeks Napac will be sharing the articles presented to us from Barbara Haig. Thes articles not only explore the horrors of slavery in the immediate area of Natchez Mississippi but shed light of the mentallit… »