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Merrehope House

905 Martin Luther King Jr Memorial Drive, MS 39301
+1 601-483-8439
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Two Mansions for the Price of One

Stopped in last Spring. The house is locked even during business hours; you must ring the... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2017
White, Georgia
Well worth a visit

Enjoyed looking through these two homes, both are in need of restoration. The lady that took us... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
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905 Martin Luther King Jr Memorial Drive, MS 39301
+1 601-483-8439
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

Stopped in last Spring. The house is locked even during business hours; you must ring the doorbell. Admission charge is modest. The big antebellum white house is Merrihope. It is most fully renovated, and is exceptionally nice. It was on the site originally. The docent...More

Thank Ganfo
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Enjoyed looking through these two homes, both are in need of restoration. The lady that took us through was very helpful, It was very inexpensive to look at both homes that the White one was the only home left not burnt to the ground with...More

Thank michellejeanette
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Stopped here with our bus group on our way back from New Orleans. This mansion is actually found in a neighborhood that was just common or seemed poor area. It was beautifully decorated and there was an old house behind it that we toured as...More

Thank Tia B
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Found this house due to an Internet search on Mississippi Historic homes. Called to check on hours and spoke to a wonderful docent. Told her we were on the road coming to Merrehope for a visit. She planned on staying late to accommodate our group...More

Thank LRead44
Reviewed 12 April 2016

This beautiful antebellum home is very well worth a visit. It is beautifully furnished and presented by outstanding tour guides. The original house started as a humble house that was continually added onto over the years. The antebellum beauty of this house is unusual and...More

Thank Dennis B
Reviewed 30 September 2015

My Husband and I were on our way back to Texas and taking an extra day so we could stop and see some of the places we missed on our way to Myrtle Beach. When we stopped at the Mississippi Visitor Center the man there...More

Thank psycomama58
Reviewed 26 July 2015

I'm not local, but I've lived in Meridian for 3 years and have helped set up displays at Merrehope during the holiday season. Beautiful home and wonderful folks who help preserve it, but in a very, very dangerous part of town. It's a shame because...More

1  Thank Gozzies
Reviewed 10 April 2015

This home is advertised as one of two homes that was not destroyed when Meridian was burned by the Union during the Civil War. Actually, only the original 3-room cottage was standing at that time, so the mansion you see now is not Antebellum. The...More

Thank Lori O
Reviewed 21 March 2015

We stopped here on our way through Mississippi, and were the only visitors on that rainy day. The woman who took us through and gave us the details of the mansion, and a mansion being restored behind the Merrihope Mansion, was absolutely chock full of...More

1  Thank Seasoned L
Reviewed 1 August 2014

This is a lovely old mansion that started out as a small cottage and ended up being a beautiful home of the 1900's. It is still being restored by the Meridian Restoration foundation. It has had several owners over the years. Our docent said it...More

Thank Thomandjane
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