La Quinta Inn & Suites Vicksburg
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We left later than planned to Clarksdale to take a picture at the legendary crossroad of the highways 61 and 49 and we also had a coffee sitting outside enjoying the sun. We continued along the Blues Highway to Rosedale. Unfortunately the park we wanted to visit was closed. Greenville did not have much to offer either. Now it's time for laundry again (which means we have time to blog!) and then we're off to enjoy a nice dinner as we realized it's been too ...
... started following a country road northbound, gradually the shoulders of the road started to show signs of recent rain, then the road itself was wet, then the sky clouded over..................all bad news. I was catching up to a storm system. The rain started, intermittently and a moderate ping on the in helmet sound rain scale. At first I thought it was a localized system that I could drive through quickly, but then the heavens opened up just to prove ...
... almost caused us to pull over. We continued south on US 65 through Arkansas, passing extensive farm fields of cotton, corn and soy beans. Continuing south on US 65 we crossed into Louisiana, then east on I-20 over the Mississippi river and into Vicksburg Mississippi. We stopped for the night at “Ameristar Casino RV Park”, where we have stayed ...
... on some back wood roads and through some small towns. I noticed large high school buildings that were left abandoned. Boards on windows, grass unkept and once glorified football field left overgrown with weeds, stands and goal posts left to rust. Not to far in an elementary school was also in a similar state. What happens in a town to cause schools to shut down?
The landscape flattened out and there were signs of water everywhere. Swampy sections of land sat on the side ...
The battlefield is by far the best I've been too and I took over 150 photos, the positions of the two forces are clear and the park has cleared a lot of vegetation to give you a vista of the field of battle. The monuments are everywhere, even more than Gettysburg. Vicksburg invited all the states who had soldiers here to erect a monument and they are impressive in size and style...
There are also lots of markers for the two lines, blue ...