Hampton Inn Forrest City
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
- Continental Breakfast
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Day 18 Start Location: Elk City, OK Destination: Forrest City, AR Start Time: 9:45am End Time: 8:08pm Miles covered: 546 States visited: OK, TX, AR National Park Sites visited: Fort Smith National Historic Site State Capitols visited: OK Roadside attractions visited: random shoot out reenactment in Fort Smith, AR (not associated with NPS) Meltdowns …
... I would not go over to the house and it's a good thing that decision was made since the wait was about 90 minutes. So we just walked around the gift shops looking for something I don't have, which is plenty. They have added several new shops and I did find a t-shirt in the "68 Comeback Special" gift shop. Before long the skies darkened and the "dumping" started!! I say "dumping" because that is what it looked like. Eventually is slacked up ...
... 60's, including the house band Booker T and the MG's. Also Aretha Franklin, Sam and Dave, Isaac Hayes, Otis Redding, The Staple Singers, The Mar-Keys, The Bar-Kays, Rufus Thomas, Carla Thomas, and many many more. Booker T and Aretha lived right around the corner in the same neighborhood. Time for lunch and we went over to Gus's Fried Chicken. World famous and delicious. Tomorrow, headed south on Blues Highway 61 to Clarksdale and ...
Drove to Memphis to see Elvis's house. Driving to it, I recognized it immediately. The tour was great. The house is much smaller than you would expect. The property and grounds are beautiful.
We then went over to Beale St. And ate lunch at B.B. Kings. May go back tomorrow night for the live music.
We then drove around downtown. In 30 minutes we drove in Tennessee, Mississippi, and Arkansas.
When we got back we checked out another casino, Sam's Town. Just like ...
Left Montgomery and it was 40 degrees with a windchill of 35. We drove west, on the highway that was the route of the civil rights march in 1965. We reached the bridge in Selma where Bloody Sunday took place. It was very moving because we had seen the movie Selma a couple of weeks ago. We then found the church where the march started and the courthouse where you would register to vote. All were in the film.
We then went checked out Love Oaks Cemetary. Some headstones there ...