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Address: 601 S. Union Street, Natchez, Mississippi, 39120, United States | B&B
 
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Travel Blogs from Natchez

Down in Dixie (2014 Recap)

A travel blog entry by trackingdj on Nov 08, 2014

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... main project. We built 2.5 miles of long lasting trail that will hopefully turn into a 40 mile trail system in the future. Outside of work, this year will be one to remember as well. I had a couple motorcycle trips around Texas and one to Arkansas. Mostly though I lived in a 3 bedroom apartment with 7 people on the outskirts of Austin Texas. I had a love hate relationship with Austin during my year here. Austin Is a city that to me seems way ...

A hint leads to a discovery.....

A travel blog entry by janmariewv on Oct 22, 2014

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... enjoyable and informative commentary as his horse, Will, pulled the surrey through the streets of town at a relaxed pace. We got to see many historic homes, including the home of Captain Thomas Leathers, the riverboat captain, and William Johnson, a prosperous black freeman (who owned slaves) and barber.

After our tour we took a drive up the Natchez Trace to see the "Emerald Mound" - one of the largest Indian mounds in North America. We also stopped ...

Historic Natchez-a town the river built

A travel blog entry by janmariewv on Oct 21, 2014

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... 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 ...

Searching for Flowery Mound and Roseland

A travel blog entry by janmariewv on Oct 19, 2014

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... the river. We had a great view of "Natchez Under the Hill" and the riverboat themed casino, with the city of Natchez on the hill behind it.

To our surprise, the Great Mississippi Balloon Race, held that weekend, was in the midst of its finale. We watched as the last hot air balloons rose from the city and drifted slowly away. The sun set, the bridge lit up, and we watched from our beautiful vantage point. Quite an end to the day!
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Reading Hart Cranes The Bridge Poem In Natchez

A travel blog entry by buckanddeanne on Jul 28, 2014

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... of the Indian and the black man. The evidence of their humiliation and dispensability can be seen on the high grounds of Natchez. An entire district of antebellum mansions built by rich white folks using slave labour. Today, these monuments to misery are used as respectable bed & breakfast establishments, museums of awe, restaurants serving high tea, others still are privately owned, and it is all a source of civic pride. Even the historical ...

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