Belmont Plantation (Wayside, Mississippi)

Coordinates: 33°16′9″N 91°1′59″W / 33.26917°N 91.03306°W / 33.26917; -91.03306
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Belmont Plantation
Belmont Plantation (Wayside, Mississippi) is located in Mississippi
Belmont Plantation (Wayside, Mississippi)
Belmont Plantation (Wayside, Mississippi) is located in the United States
Belmont Plantation (Wayside, Mississippi)
LocationJct. of MS 1 and 438, Wayside, Mississippi
Coordinates33°16′9″N 91°1′59″W / 33.26917°N 91.03306°W / 33.26917; -91.03306
Area6.4 acres (2.6 ha)
Built1857 (1857)
NRHP reference No.72000702[1]
Added to NRHPApril 11, 1972

Belmont Plantation is an Antebellum plantation in Wayside, Washington County, Mississippi.[2][3][4]


The mansion was built in 1857 by W.W. Worthington.[2][4] It was visited by Union forces in 1863, in the midst of the American Civil War of 1861–1865.[4]

It was turned into the Belmont Hunting Lodge by Mississippi Governor Dennis Murphree in 1946.[2][4]

It is a wedding & event space, luxury hunting lodge, and bed & breakfast.[2]

Heritage significance[edit]

It has been listed on the National Register of Historic Places since April 11, 1972.


  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. July 9, 2010.
  2. ^ a b c d Visit Greenville: Architecture, Streets & Antebellum Homes
  3. ^ Library of Congress: Belmont Plantation
  4. ^ a b c d Joint Greenville/Washington County Historic Preservation Commission: Belmont Plantation

External links[edit]

Official website