The Hitchin’ Poste offers many diverse elements to accommodate a wedding, company event or family function. Nestled on 20-acres of exquisitely wooded land, the property features a 5-1/2 acre pond, a pergola, a gazebo, an old barn, and a bridal cottage.
This 5-1/2 acre water feature is the perfect backdrop for any number of events. Surrounded by majestic cypress trees, the pond accents the true country atmosphere that is in such demand as a wedding and event venue.
Facing the pond with this knotted cypress knees, The Pergola is conducive to weddings or parties of any type. Leading to the Pergola, you will walk through lush, rolling lawns and, once there witness an incredible view of the pond. Facilities are available near by.
This is probably the amenity with the most varied uses. This octagonal, elegant edifice with its attractive, warm, and earthy tones is the perfect spot for reflection prior to weddings, intimate dinners, romantic rendezvous, and even the perfect place to propose marriage! The Barn! Barns continue to be a popular choice for weddings. If you are looking for authenticity, then Hitchin’ Poste is the place for you. The barn is original to the property and we have kept it as original as possible. It conveys a true rustic, natural feel! Many clients looknig for a country, bucolic setting describe
As “perfect” for rehearsal dinners, sports award banquets, anniversary/birthday parties, wedding showers, etc. The Stable and the Hayloft These two smaller venues within “The Barn” provide more intimacy for gatherings of all types while still enjoying that true, rustic “feel”. These are lovely and authentic spaces with plenty of options for events.
These two waterside “docks” are also a beautiful place to exchange your vows. Facing the pond, these make lovely backdrops for wedding portraits and other event group photos.
The Bridal Cottage
Originally the old caretaker’s shack, the cottage has been recently renovated and embellished into a cozy, relaxing two-bedroom retreat. This amenity is an ideal location for you and your wedding party to prepare for the ceremony. Additionally, it is the perfect place to do your hair and makeup, change into your wedding dress, take pictures and enjoy the company of your wedding party.
We are dealers for wedding invitations and accessories, event invitations, RSVP cards, Escort cards, Thank You cards, Place cards, napkins, favors, etc. and these can be ordered through us. Our Preferred Vendor List has an array of services including, florists, caterers, photographers, videographers, entertainment, hair and makeup, stationary, and bakers. Please contact us for more detailed information.
If you are from the south, the term “hurricane house” is very familiar.
After the destruction of hurricane Katrina to New Orleans, the decision was made to find a safe hurricane house. This lead us to Laurel, MS and as people often say. . . the rest is history.
Located in beautiful Jones County, MS, The Hitchin’ Poste is nestled on 20 acres of exquisite, wooded land. The property has a 5-acre pond (we call it a lake), pergola, gazebo, old barn, and a caretaker’s cottage which has been converted to a 2-bedroom bridal cottage. Not to mention, piers, stately magnolias, oaks, cypress and pecan trees, wooded paths and breathtaking gardens and a fountain.
The ‘old barn’ and caretaker cottage are original to the property and the perfect location to hold your event.
If you are looking for a serene, lush, beautiful location for your upcoming event, you owe yourself a trip to The Hitchin’ Poste.
At The Hitchin’ Poste, “it’s not an event. . . it is an Experience!”