Glenfield Plantation Bed and Breakfast
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... about the house and furnishings, but talked more about the history of the house and of Natchez. It was a welcome change of pace from a recitation of the antiques in the room. There was a man dressed as a Union general who talked about the fort the Yankees built in Natchez and how it related to the city then and now. He also related events that took place when Natchez surrendered to General Grant.
Interesting notes: During ...
... to learn about the workings of a cotton plantation. It had a steam powered cotton gin and a collection of slave cabins. It was interesting that our tour group included about 25 Germans who were visiting America. Not a lot new information here for us, but a good experience.
Tonight was the Natchez Pilgrimage Tableaux. It’s a pageant with narration, posing silently, singing, and dancing by individuals or groups to ...
... is a Mississippi planter’s home. The working farm at the time grew indigo and shipped it around the world. It was built by Gerard Brandon, father of the first native-born governor of Mississippi. It is a simpler house than Brandon Hall, but filled with antiques collected by the current owners over their lifetime. Beautiful antiques, but we could take no pictures in the house. It felt a little ...
... feet high. The mound was used for ceremonies and group events. Archeologists believe that Indians dug the dirt elsewhere, brought it here in baskets and pounded it flat with their feet. What a big job!
Other stops along the way point out places where other inns/taverns once were, where creeks were, near a Civil War battle site, the lower and upper boundaries of the Choctaw nation and the ...
... was to die for. Side plate of coleslaw for me and potato salad for Paul with a corn on the cob each was more than enough. Even had enough meat to bring home in a sandwich for lunch tomorrow!
We took a short stroll to the river and watched the rest of the sun setting.
Note to self, get out there and try get some pictures when it's light.