Established in 1812. Used as a recruitment camp by Gen. Andrew Jackson. Includes an 1846 log cabin, visitors center, crafts and sorghum mill. Antebellum home of Col. James Drane, c. 1846-48. The Council House of Greenwood LeFlore, a Choctaw Indian Chief and Mississippi Senator, is now home to the Council House Cafe' which is open Mon-Sat 10:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. Welcome Center/Bread Bakery open Mon-Fri 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Log house serves as a bed and breakfast inn. Natchez Trace Parkway - 55 Le Fleur Circle French Camp, MS 39745 Phone: 662.547.6657 www.frenchcamp.org/historic Admission: Free
Largest public access observatory in Mississippi, Solar system and Stonehenge models, planetarium, meteorite exhibit and Astronomy Education Resource Center. 14-Telescopes including the .65-meter Sangre telescope and the 32-inch Tectron scope which is the largest in the state. Monthly public programs every second Friday of the month at 7:00pm. Visit www.rainwatherobservatory.org for more details, calendar of events and accommodation information.
Hours: By appointment Admission: Dependent on group size and extent of program provided
Natchez Trace Parkway, Off MS Hwy 413 near French Camp 1 Fine Pl. French Camp, MS 39745 Phone: 662.547.7283 Fax: 662.547.6302 www.rainwaterobservatory.org