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... banks of the Mississippi and the house tour gave valuable insights into the lives of both the plantation owners and their slaves. Then back into the car driving north on Highway 61 ("The Blues Highway"), halfway to Natchez where we settled for the evening at another old Antebellum Plantation, English this time, still run by a descendant of the original Butler Family ...
... a quick lunch stop on our way through Baton Rouge. Then continued on heading for St Francisville. Until we got here I was beginning to think the most exciting part of the day was going to be sorting out the brakes. Reaching the towns outskirts reveals a well maintained, historic town. With a stop at the local visitor center we get the low down on the area and its history. With a scenic drive map in hand we head off to explore the streets. ...
... recommenced once the storm had passed. However, we decided to give St. Francisville a miss.
It has rained all day and has been quite cold. Now I am glad I brought those long sleeved tops.
The ashtrays have disappeared from the Sun Deck (the only place you can smoke on the boat). My guess is that they went overboard in the storm this morning.
Lazy afternoon, including a 2 hour sleep. This is becoming a ...
... State Historic site. This is the site of the Oakley Plantation, where John James Audubon arrived in 1821 to serve as a tutor for the young lady of the house. This house is built in a style more typical for the islands in the west indies, with great shutters allowing ventilation along the outside gallery, but helping to keep sun (and bugs) away. It was interesting that in this house, ...
... the Turnbull’s furniture were lovely portraits and works of art. Outside was a small doctor’s house, built to keep the doctor nearby after a family member fell ill to fever. (The doctor later married into the family!) It took many dedicated servants to run this household and we saw the bell system which was used to call them-much like that on Downton Abbey, if you are a fan. We also saw the ...