Arlington Heights B&B

Address: 204 Arlington Ave., Natchez, Mississippi, 39120, United States | B&B
 
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Travel Blogs from Natchez

Engine of he American Queen

A travel blog entry by margd on Jun 10, 2015

A steam engine is used to drive the paddle wheel. This steam engine is basically the same as steam engines of the last century.
The American Queen's stern wheel is driven by a four cylinder, horizontally-inclined, tandem-piston, steeple compounded, double-acting reciprocating steam engine.
The engine came from the U.S army ...

Vicksburg

A travel blog entry by margd on Jun 10, 2015

June went off to see the battlefields and we hopped on the hoho bus and hopped off at the Holy Trinity cathedral. This is famous for having six Tiffany windows which were magnificent as were the other ones. A knowledgeable volunteer explained the difference to us. Apparently the traditional ones have the details painted on, but Tiffany went to ...

Antebellum Natchez

A travel blog entry by tonyjtgilbert on Jun 03, 2015

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... heyday in the early 1860's this was the richest city on earth, with so many millionaires living off of the fruits of the explosion in the trade of Cotton and other agricultural products all transported down the Mississippi to New Orleans and then around the world. Downtown Natchez has street after street of magnificent mansions, all still beautifully maintained as historic homes. A couple hours is enough as we have had enough of ...

Natchez Homes 5, 6, and 7

A travel blog entry by travelagain on Apr 04, 2015

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... in Natchez we’ve learned that:

1. - 1855, there were 20 millionaires in the country and 10 of them lived in Natchez.

2. - Most of the rich planters had come to Natchez from the North in the early 19th century to raise cotton and do business. They felt the South could not win against the industrial might of the North and were not in favor of secession, but when the war came they supported it. So, in ...

A hint leads to a discovery.....

A travel blog entry by janmariewv on Oct 22, 2014

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... again, for Roseland.

The family that now owned Roseland had bought it some years ago. It had been the hunting lodge of the owner's grandfather when it was on the Mississippi! They had moved the entire house down the highway to its current location on the banks of Lake Concordia. They kindly invited us in and showed us through this beautiful home. They have spent years carefully and lovingly restoring this old plantation home to its previous ...

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