Hampton Inn & Suites Natchez
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A steam engine is used to drive the paddle wheel. This steam engine is basically the same as steam engines of the last century.
The American Queen's stern wheel is driven by a four cylinder, horizontally-inclined, tandem-piston, steeple compounded, double-acting reciprocating steam engine.
The engine came from the U.S army ...
... to depict all his detail with layers of glass except for faces, hands and feet which are painted on. This means that many of the panels have very thick glass. We were invited to feel the windows - painted ones are rough, Tiffany ones are smooth. Also, of course, they are a lot more modern in style. A truly great experience!
Thence to Anchuca, ...
... is going to be a waste. While trying to decide our next move a lady pulls up behind us right on to the footpath in order to get some shade and walks into the museum. Guess lunch is done. So we wonder on in. The museum was basic and a little run down but understandable when they operate on donations. It displays a brief history of Jerry Lee Lewis and other music celebrities that have come from the Delta region, along the Mississippi River. We had a ...
The singing was very good especially by the African-American vocalists who did songs from Porgy and Bess. Overall, it was an enjoyable evening.
Interesting note: Program notes included that the writer for the tableaux was Greg Iles, (yes the author who lives in Natchez), one of the queens was Madeline Iles and production assistants in several roles were Geoff Iles and Mark Iles. Clearly it was a family affair. ...
... right across from the Baptist church. The house was George's in name though. I will let Bob finish the anecdote. "Well George's brother he was, well....flamboyant shall we say. He painted this old house aubergine with pink detail. Now folks in Natchez were not too happy with the look and in fact the heritage guys kept fining George $5000 dollars a time for his brothers paint job refusing to make the place blend in. Truth is Ol' George finished up payin' more ...