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Waverley Mansion

1852 Waverley Mansion Rd, West Point, MS 39773-5760
+1 662-494-1399
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One of the South's Greatest Homes

Mr. Snow and his wife bought and restored this place in 1962. Mr. Snow sadly passed away on March... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jasbris7777
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Arlington, Tennessee
via mobile
Excellent tour!

I love old houses and their history, and I have wanted to visit Waverley for a long time. The... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kokotraveler
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NW Florida
via mobile
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Waverley Mansion is one of the most outstanding antebellum plantation homes in the South. After having been vacant for over 50 years, the Snow family purchased it and slowly and lovingly restored it to its original glory. It is furnished with outstanding antiques and features original mirrors, chandeliers, books, trunks, and other items. It can be reached by boat on the Tennessee-Tombigbee Waterway or by car via Highway 50 from either West Point or Columbus. The most amazing feature is the 65 foot high entrance hall crowned by an octagonal cupola. Listed on The National Register of Historic Buildings and A National Historic Landmark, the property was recently listed on the Civil War Trail.
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1852 Waverley Mansion Rd, West Point, MS 39773-5760
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+1 662-494-1399
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Mr. Snow and his wife bought and restored this place in 1962. Mr. Snow sadly passed away on March 26, 2017 at the age of 91. It is through their vision that we get to enjoy this home today. Yes, it does still needs upkeep...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love old houses and their history, and I have wanted to visit Waverley for a long time. The house is remarkable, with a very nice collection of furnishings. The tour guide was knowledgeable and very entertaining. We have visited and toured many, many houses...More

Thank Kokotraveler
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, prompt and courteous service in a phenomenal atmosphere in ridiculously high ceilings. I swear you could wear nice shorts or a tux in this place.

Thank Lance S
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

Fun stop for a couple hours. The history of the mansion and the beautiful furniture inside are worth the trip. Go early in day or later in afternoon Mississippi humidity tough in July.

Thank KKing59
Reviewed 13 June 2017

Red about the place before you visit. It's like spending 2 hours in the mid to late 1800's. Wonderful visit with a well spoken and knowledgeable tour guide. The house is in need of continued restoration, however, once you look past the small details, you...More

Thank TeachinDubai
Reviewed 11 June 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the tour of the home. Listening to the young man telling the history of the home was worth the $10 price of admission. We learned He graduated from Delta State with a Degree in History and we really enjoyed our time talking with him....More

Thank cwholco
Reviewed 4 April 2017

The owners are very friendly and have a lot of great stories and historical insight. Very fascinating look at the old south.

Thank Ben F
Reviewed 8 February 2017 via mobile

I've been here four times and I really enjoyed the tour. It is worth 10 dollars to tour if you've never been.

Thank Ashley H
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

The story of the Waverley is really something else. Head over for a tour and step back in time. This is a great couples activity for an hour or two if you're talkative. The Snow family loves to show their unique and historic home. Ask...More

Thank Zach B
Reviewed 23 November 2016

We stumbled upon the Waverly Mansion while on a road trip. We'd never heard of it, but saw a sign and decided to go. The place is extremely interesting with a fascinating history. The tour guide is excellent, well-informed and eager to provide a good...More

Thank AbrahamLincolnCPA
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My wife has joined the Friends of Waverly Mansion and has shared the FB page with others in hopes of additional help.
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