Merrehope/F.W. Williams Home - Visit Meridian

Merrehope/F.W. Williams Home

905 Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Drive
Meridian, MS 39301

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Merrehope is a stately, 20-room Neoclassical Revival mansion, restored and furnished by the Meridian Restorations Foundation, Inc. It features unusual woodwork and a handsome stairway, columns. and mantels. The Original part of the home was used as headquarters for Confederate General Leonidas Polk and was spared by Union General William T. Sherman. During the holidays, Merrehope hosts the popular "Trees of Christmas" Tour. 

The Frank W. Williams Home is located adjacent to Merrehope. As a major part of the Meridian Restorations Foundation's holdings, the Williams Home is an excellent example of Queen Anne Victorian architecture, with its stained glass, paneling, parquet floors and detailed gingerbread. Many original features and antique furnishings make the home one of Meridian’s top tourism sites. 

Hours of operation:

Closed during January except by appointment

Winter hours (February and March):
Tuesday-Saturday, 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m./closed Sunday and Monday

Regular hours (April-Thanksgiving):
Monday-Saturday, 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m./closed Sunday

Special holiday tours (Thanksgiving-New Year's):
Monday-Saturday, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., Sunday 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. 

Admission is $10 and includes a tour of Merrehope and the Frank W. Williams Home. Senior citizen, student, and group rates are available.

Merrehope is one of 10 sites featured on the Meridian Civil War Trail.