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Biscuits at a Natchez, Mississippi, restaurant
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Known as the "Biscuit Capital of the World," Natchez has several restaurants famous for biscuits and even has biscuit cooking classes available.

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The Turning Angel monument in Natchez City Cemetery in Mississippi
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Natchez is home to #1 New York Times bestselling author Greg Iles. He has written several books set in Natchez, including "Turning Angel" and the "Natchez Burning" trilogy.

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A portrait of Hiram Revels, Natchez local and the first African American to serve in the U.S. Congress
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In 1870, local Natchez pastor Hiram Revels was elected to the United States Senate, marking the first time that an African American served in the U.S. Congress.

Photo: Historic Natchez Foundation

View of the Mississippi riverfront from Silver Street in Natchez, Mississippi
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