Literary Landmark: The William Johnson House

Natchez, Miss.

Dedicated February 26, 2005

Partners: United States Park Service, Friends of the Judge George W. Armstrong Library, and Friends of Mississippi Libraries

William Johnson (1809-1851) was a free African American Businessman and Diarist. His diary, covering the period from 1835-1851 and published in 1951, contains an extensive description of everyday pre-Civil War life; it is a valuable contribution to the literature of the antebellum South.


The William Johnson House (historicalmarkerproject)

The William Johnson House (National Park Service)