Devereaux Shields House
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking
- Pets allowed
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... their soldiers. They also took his animals and food from the plantations so he was now basically broke. He got stressed out and ended up with pneumonia and died at 45. So his wife was left to raise their 8 children by herself so she moved into the basement and boarded up the 4 floors of rooms above them. She lived till she was in her 70's and her children all grew up and moved on. It sat with nothing else done to it till 1970.
... 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 ...
... Anna and Alex Campbell. She did indeed. She showed us a historical photograph which had been found of Roseland at the turn of the century on the original plantation. Roseland no longer sat on the banks of the Mississippi but it had not been destroyed. It had been moved- twice- and was now sitting on Lake Concordia, where a local veterinarian was restoring it. She shared his name and phone number with us. That evening, we drove back to Concordia Parish to ...
... the Conner family for six generations, bought by Jane Conner in 1849- a widow with 13 children! It survived! I was interested in staying here as the Conners are mentioned in a reconstruction diary I have been reading. Mrs. Feltus, the current owner, is very gracious. The home has been lovingly preserved with federal period antiques, and has 6 acres of lovely gardens surrounding it in a ...