Port Gibson, Mississippi: The Windsor Ruins

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The Windsor Ruins

Rodney Rd, Port Gibson, MS
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.
Gated at sunset.
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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

These columns were hauntingly beautiful. The Corinthian detailing was incredible, and there's a short story of the house on a plaque to give you some history.

[Space_Eagles, 08/22/2017]

Windsor Ruins.

Windsor Ruins

This is a neat site off the beaten track. As someone else mentioned, there is good signage until you get close. Don't mistakenly turn into the Canemount Wildlife Management Area (as I did); the Windsor Ruins has its own wooden sign. The road is gravel. It feels very neglected (and it's eerie to be there alone), but it's still cool to visit.

[KG, 01/03/2015]

Windsor ruins.

The Windsor Ruins

So worth it! On Rodney Road. The GPS said I had arrived at my destination, but you have to keep going. In the middle of nowhere, but there is a sign.

[Ricki, 07/05/2013]
The Windsor Ruins

We visited the ruins in October of 2011. As previously stated, use a restroom prior to your visit! Slightly hard to find as the area is heavily wooded. Worth a visit if you enjoy history, the sheer size is awe inspiring. There's a lot of trash scattered around; apparently the local kids use this area to drink and do other things... Would be a beautiful place with some landscaping and trash cleanup.

[Cassidi McCollum, 01/04/2013]

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