experience rich history, amazing architecture and a warm welcome
at Airliewood, built in 1858 just months before the Civil War visited
Mississippi. Come hear the stories this house can tell.
Civil War played an important part in the history of Holly Springs
and Airliewood. The town changed hands over 50 times as Union and
over the strategic location. Airliewood hosted
Union commanding general and future president Ulysses S. Grant.
is an outstanding example of Gothic Revival architecture. The design
was popular in the east in the early 1800s and contrasts with
the Greek Revival mansions built in Holly Springs and the South.
arched doorways and windows and ornate carved brackets illustrate
experienced many alterations during its 148 years. The current owners
have restored the mansion to its original grandeur, seeking to reconstruct
the style that has made it a southern landmark. The project took
three years to complete