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Natchez National Historical Park is aptly called because it is made up of 3 distinct parts- Fort Rosalie, William Johnson House, and Melrose. William Johnson House and Melrose are open to the public. The Johnson House features objects and furnishings that were owned by the family. Melrose is a 2-storey house showcasing items like parlor furniture, dining chairs, painted floor cloths and bookcases filled with books dating back to the 18th century. Natchez Historical Parks boasts of a diversity of objects in their collection. Some 102,000 pieces are displayed in the houses. Around 81,600 of this number are historical documents and archeological items. Objects from the 19th century like decorative things, old farm implements and tools, different textiles, architectural materials and archival materials are encased in National Heroes Park. It was authorized on October 7, 1988 and managed by the National Park Service. Fort Rosalie a fortification built by France and the 18th century controlled later by the United Kingdom, Spain and the United States; is not accessible for public viewing. To get a glimpse of the lifestyle of the past, a trip to the Natchez National Park is greatly recommended.
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