We include stories about the Natchez City Cemetery, history of some of the people buried here as well as some odds and ends we found interesting.

The picture to the right is the plot of Captain Thomas P. Leathers’ family. Captain Leathers, who lived in Natchez, was Captain of the steamboat Natchez, which participated in the famous steamboat race against the Robert E. Lee.

Leathers’ family plot is conveniently located on Steamboat Lane.

 
01/25/2014 - Serenade in the Cemetery
01/25/2014 - Angels on the Bluff 2014
08/05/2012 - Angels on the Bluff 2012
03/15/2012 - Serenade in the Cemetery
07/21/2011 - 2011 Angels On The Bluff
07/27/2010 - 2010 Angels on the Bluff Tour
07/16/2010 - Longwood featured in scenes of HBO show’s True Blood
11/22/2009 - Turning Angel Sculpture
11/16/2009 - Tour Images by Michelle of Grapevine, Texas - 1
11/15/2009 - Tour Images by Michelle of Grapevine, Texas - 2
09/25/2009 - Legends of the Natchez City Cemetery
07/23/2009 - 2009 Angels on the Bluff - Fascinating Characters
03/26/2009 - 10th Annual Angels on the Bluff Tour
01/25/2009 - Louise The Unfortunate Inspires Poem
09/29/2008 - 2008 Angels on the Bluff Tour
09/19/2008 - Miners, Saints, Sinners and Winners
07/21/2008 - Maj. General John A. Quitman - Halls of Montezuma
07/21/2008 - Robert Paxton Trabue - A Fifth Confederate General?
01/04/2008 - Directors Report
08/29/2007 - Body of pre-Civil War bishop returned to Natchez
06/26/2007 - Friends of the Cemetery Dues for 2007
06/26/2007 - Cistern House Restoration
06/26/2007 - 2007 Angels on the Bluff
06/26/2007 - Tours of Historic Natchez City Cemetery
10/23/2006 - Don Estes speaks about Angels on the Bluff 2006
10/23/2006 - Only child of the only person hanged for Civil War crimes
08/17/2006 - 2006 Angels on the Bluff Tour
04/26/2006 - Annual angels tour drew sold out crowd
03/14/2006 - Natchez City Cemetery welcomes new director
12/16/2005 - Social Patterns in Alabama Cemeteries
11/02/2005 - Cross returned to old monument
08/29/2005 - Aunt Jessie
04/15/2005 - Jane Surget Merrill
03/30/2005 - Faded Letters on a Weathered Old Tombstone
03/02/2005 - Great-great grandparents located
01/19/2005 - Genealogy workshop
12/23/2004 - 2004 Angels on the Bluff Recap
12/13/2004 - 1840 Natchez Tornado
11/03/2004 - Fagan descendants search for pieces to family puzzle
10/08/2004 - Angels on the Bluff 2004
10/08/2004 - Natchez City Cemetery awarded South’s Best
10/07/2004 - Director Reports Excellent Year for 2004
07/20/2004 - Old cemetery now must see stop
07/20/2004 - Natchez takes top 2004 Excellence Award for best city
06/04/2004 - 2004 Angels on the Bluff Scheduled
05/26/2004 - Survivor of Natchez Rhythm Club fire dies
04/07/2004 - Natchez Cemetery On Turner South
04/05/2004 - Carolina Silverbells
04/05/2004 - Red Honeysuckles
03/25/2004 - Concordia Sentinel Story
12/23/2003 - Count Gasmir Dem Bouske
12/22/2003 - Making Photographic Records of Gravestones
12/22/2003 - A Brief History of Cemeteries
12/05/2003 - Don Estes Receives Natchezian of the Year Award
11/25/2003 - Turner South Films Natchez City Cemetery
11/21/2003 - Dying Words
11/03/2003 - The 14th British Colony
10/22/2003 - Tombstone Rubbing, Step by Step
10/07/2003 - 2003 Angels on the Bluff – Hospitality, History and Intrigue
09/11/2003 - Director Reports Repair of 2002 Vandalism Successfully Completed
09/10/2003 - Angels on the Bluff – October 2003
09/10/2003 - Friends of the Cemetery - Dues for 2003
09/10/2003 - Natchez City Cemetery Etiquette
09/10/2003 - A Beautiful and Historic Landmark
09/01/2003 - Chalk One Up For the Ancestors
09/01/2003 - Lost Brother Found
09/01/2003 - How Not To Conduct a Cemetery Research Trip
09/01/2003 - Cemetery Symbolism
08/28/2003 - Where is Fermin Cerveau Buried?
07/20/2003 - William Johnson - The Barber of Natchez
07/09/2003 - Natchez Memories
05/19/2003 - Angels On The Bluff 2003
05/16/2003 - Quick Tips For Cemetery Photos
05/16/2003 - What Gravestones Can Tell You
04/24/2003 - Ghosts of History Live in Rosehill Cemetery in Chicago
04/20/2003 - Are Dead People Really Dead?
04/20/2003 - Cemetery can teach lessons
04/20/2003 - Cemeteries tip observers to town folklore, literature
11/29/2001 - Evening Tour
Summer 2002 - Other Projects
Summer 2002 - Improvements
September 2002 - Vandalism Strikes Our Cemetery