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Port Gibson, Mississippi: The Windsor Ruins

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The Windsor Ruins

Address:
Rodney Rd, Port Gibson, MS
Directions:
From the north: US Hwy 61 south to Port Gibson. Turn right at the gas station onto Carroll St., which becomes Rodney Rd. Drive 10 miles. You'll see the brown entrance sign on the left. From the south: US Hwy 61 north to Lorman. Exit onto Hwy 552 toward Alcorn State University. Follow Hwy 552 for 10 miles, then continue another mile on Rodney Rd. You'll see the brown entrance sign on the right.
Hours:
Gated at sunset. Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Admission:
Free
RA Rates:
Worth a Detour
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Windsor Ruins.

The Windsor Ruins

Towering columns nearly lost in the woods, all that remain of the largest antebellum plantation house in Mississippi.

Roadsideamerica.com Report... [09/14/2014]

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Windsor Ruins.

The Windsor Ruins

Beautiful site. They filmed parts of Ghosts of Mississippi here and Raintree County. It is currently all fenced off so you cant get too close unfortunately. Also beware of red ants crawling around everywhere.

[Lisa, 07/28/2020]

The Windsor Ruins.

The Windsor Ruins

Long windy road to the Windsor Ruins. Well worth it. I love finding ruins.

[Lori, 08/09/2019]
The Windsor Ruins

Entry from the north inaccessible due to water over road (in early April 2019). I rerouted to approach from the south. Multiple brown recreation signs, and entry is clearly marked. You can see the structure from the main road. Marked as a preservation project for stabilization and surrounded by chain link fence, which makes photos a challenge but doable.

[Bria Connors, 04/03/2019]
The Windsor Ruins

Road is closed for construction to this site March 11, 2018

[Dave, 03/11/2018]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Ghost Town of RodneyGhost Town of Rodney, Lorman, MS - 7 mi.
Moonshine SubmarineMoonshine Submarine, Port Gibson, MS - 8 mi.
Gold Finger Points To HeavenGold Finger Points To Heaven, Port Gibson, MS - 9 mi.
In the region:
Grave of the Confederate Camel, Vicksburg, MS - 33 mi.

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