The Samuel Gibson House, the second home of the founder of Port Gibson, is the oldest existing structure in Port Gibson. It was moved from its original site to the present location on Church Street in the early part of 1980. The house now serves as the headquarters of the Port Gibson-Claiborne County Chamber of Commerce. For more information, call 601.437.5216.
Located just a stone’s throw from the beautiful Natchez Trace, Hall Lodge, rustic cabins, and modern motel-style rooms await the young and young-at-heart. Initially styled to host the 6 weeks of summer camp for ages 7 – 17 year olds. Camp of the Rising Son now serves as a year-round retreat and camp center.
French Camp Academy started CRS in the early 1980’s with a few camp activities and has grown to offer over 17, plus off-site adventures. During the remaining weeks of the year, family reunions, businesses, church and civic groups can take advantage of activites such as canoeing, horseback riding, swimming, hiking, or rocking on the back porch. Large and small meeting areas are well equiped, and catering is available.
Contact Camp of the Rising Son offices for summer camp information at (662) 547-6169. Guest Services can help with meetings, retreats, and conferences: (662) 547-6835.