Devereaux Shields House
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... was a cotton plantation owner in Louisiana that is just across the Mississippi River. I guess several families did this, owned huge mansions in Natchez where they lived and entertained and had multiple cotton plantations across the river in Louisiana. She did not talk much about slavery but did say that Mr. Nut bought the land and old house just as the civil war started and he thought it would only last a couple of weeks. He hired ...
... I was good and didn’t. I meandered off of the main road on little adventures to see the countryside and how people lived. The area is quite poor and the crops are all harvested so there was few people around. It’s kind of stunning to really look and see just how much we have changed the world. Driving all this way and nothing is untouched. Really there is no place on earth we have not affected.Found the ...
... some of our jobs would fall under conservation work, such as trail building, invasive species removal and forest fuel reduction. I would say that 40% of the work we did was glorified landscaping. It didn't take me long to realize that with Texas having so few public lands,there isn't a whole lot to conserve. Our usefulness in other states were also marred in my eyes by working with government agencies that included the bureau of land ...
... 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 ...
We woke to coffee on the first floor gallery, then breakfast in the formal dining room. We enjoyed talking with the other guests and seeing where they were from and what things they had enjoyed in Natchez. Breakfast was followed by a tour of Linden, which is a beautiful home. The front entry is famous, as it was copied to be used as the front entry for the movie "Gone with the Wind." This home has ...