Natchez Eola Hotel
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... 8217;s a Greek Revival style that was built in 1857 by the brother of the man who built The Elms which is not nearly as large as Stanton Hall. It has stately Corinthian columns, huge rooms, furnishings that are of the period with some pieces that belonged to the Stanton family. Although there are five levels to the house only two are open to the public. Our tour guide was not very good. She knew about the history of the house and about ...
... So rather than rebuild it, the family in residence at the time removed the other tower so there are now only 2 floors and no towers. We weren’t allowed to take pictures inside (boo-hoo) so we only have memories. One of the docents described the owner’s style as over-the-top and is he very right! Every table is covered with antique lace doilies and scarves. On top of the scarves are antiques of all sorts: ink wells ...
... It was built by Gerard Bandon, son of the first native-born governor of Mississippi. It has the expected large porch with columns and large rooms with high ceilings. It’s furnished with lovely antiques from the period, but is not overdone. The family who owns it lives in the lower level mostly below ground and uses the upper levels for a bed and breakfast, weddings and events.
... and signs which explain the Trace and things that happened along it.
The Natchez Trace is, historically, an old Indian trading path which was used by white traders in the 1700’s and 1800’s. Businessmen (aka traders) from the north would float their wares down the Mississippi River to Natchez or New Orleans. There they would sell them, deconstruct their boat/barge, sell the wood and ...
... and living on the outskirts made going anywhere a stressful stop and go motorcycle ride with people switching lanes all around. So I tended to limit the amount of time I went downtown. Also because of money, but that's another story. But Austin is also a city that has a lot of nature and a lot of music which are 2 of my loves. Austin has the greatest natural swimming holes and springs that I have ever been to. Barton springs, San Marcus ...