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After breakfast, we drove into Jackson to the Mississippi Arts Center where the International Museum of Muslim Culture is housed. We walked in and browsed two art galleries of local artists' works in various mediums before hitting the Muslim museum. In the Muslim museum we first watched two movies before walking the exhibits. Saw a lot that I already knew from all of the students doing research on Islam and ...
We made it to Canton, Mississippii on Friday. Canton is a small town of about 30,000 but has one of the 2, Nissan plants in the USA. The plant is huge, it is one mile long and you can get tours during the week. It was a place we would have liked to see:((
Canton is also known for its Courthouse Square and historic homes leading it to attract the eye of Hollywood. It has been the location site ...
We left New Orleans for Jackson, Mississippi, as we (Louisa) was inspired by the famous Johny Cash Song..... Jackson!
Jackson was en route to our next big destination, Clarksdale, however over the last couple of years in Carnarvon we (in particular Louisa) had grown to like a bit of country music and Jackson was one of her Carnarvon songs and so it was a must see on the trip.
Jackson is the capital of the Mississippi and there really isnīt much to ...
... to our feet! Handed him a cheesy dorrito he enjoyed it that much we even licked his tiny fingers! Then off he went to seduce his next victim. I liked him. Quick stop at maccys, there no bigger or nicer than ours! Disappointing i was expecting tripple bigmac! Had a stroll around the air and space museum and after a long day walking we was shattered but extremely pleased with Washington! Back to camp to spruce up and head out for a big all american rib dinner! YUM! Next stop ...
... capital of Mississippi late 1700's as it was close to the centre of the state. It's named after Andrew Jackson, hero of the war of independence and former president.
By the outbreak of the Civil War there were more slaves in Mississippi than white people. After the war, the Union left mainly black troops guarding the state and capital and Mississippi was one of the first states to assume control from Union forces in 1866.
Although they ratified ...
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