87.81 +/- Acres: This is your chance to own a historically significant piece of property, a portion of Laurel Hill Plantation, located approximately 1.6 miles up the hill from historic Rodney, Mississippi in Jefferson County. Laurel Hill Plantation was the home to Dr. Rush Nutt who developed the Pettit Gulf variety of cotton at his plantation which is still in use today. In addition, he developed the first steam driven cotton gin at this site. Dr. Nutt was the father of Haller Nutt who lived at Laurel Hill Plantation, but later moved to Natchez, Mississippi to begin construction of the world famous home known as Longwood which was never completed. The property is currently used for recreational and timber purposes. The tract was thinned approximately two (2) years ago and now provides exellent habit for whitetail hunting as well as turkey, squirrel and other small game. There are three (3) food plots located on the tract, one of which could be used for a camp and /or residential housesite. The tract is accessed via the paved Rodney Public Road with utilities readily available along road. It is unclear if county water available; however, it is within sight of this tract. The tract was formerly owned by a duly licensed registered surveyor in the State of Mississippi and currently owned by his heirs. The lines have been surveyed and marked. Contact Tom Middleton at 601-597-5727

PDF Flyer

Property Map
View Larger Map and Get Directions