Escape to quite times, comfort and history in Natchez, Mississippi. Come to The Devereaux Shields House in Natchez, one of the Queen Ann Victorian homes in a city filled with architectural magnificence. The Devereaux Shields House is an elegant two-story home set on exquisitely manicured gardens covered with Natchez crepe myrtles and camellias. The Devereaux Shields House, on the National Historic Register for significant homes, is a small Queen Ann Victorian Inn surrounded by carefully manicured gardens. The home was built by Ms. Devereaux Shields in 1893 and cared for over the years by only a few owners.