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Travel Blogs from Vicksburg
... a camera for Julie - that's another story, we rode on. At Greenville, we tried to find something interesting to look at and ended up in a very traditional southern diner for lunch, eating some form of fish and Karl also had crocodile/alligator.
While there, we met the local Fire Chief who was having lunch and he took us for a run out to see the mighty Mississippi, to a place called Warfield Park - we had photos taken ...
... ammo but no food. Dogs and cats became scarce and the fastest living animal on earth was the last surviving chicken in Vicksburg. Finally, on July 3, 1863 the Confederate commander, General Pemberton negotiated for a surrender, one day after the victory at Gettysburg.
Today, Vicksburg is still a bustling port city with cotton, soy beans, and corn being the primary product being shipped ...
... of the road coming the other way was the sweep vehicle (a tow trailer) with another racer on it. I think the heat took its toll today. It was hot, the car has no air conditioning, but the team pushed through. They stopped in the small town of Monticello, AR for lunch, and our daughter Marilin and her 5 children; Elissa 18, Matthew 16, Emily 13, Olivia 10, and Ivalynn 8, came over and ...
About a 3 hour drive to Vicksburg. Stayed at Ameristar RV. It has a very large hotel and casino that looks like a riverboat right on the water. All the grounds in this area very nicely manicured. Lots of casinos on the river. We had a pool, free wifi, free cable (but remember our TV is busted) all for $22.50. This was not crowded at all.
5 minutes to the Vicksburg National Military Park. Watched the 20 minute ...
... he biked too far and turned around. We then went to
the little town of Port Gibson to stop for lunch. The town motto is
“Too beautiful to burn” because when the Northern generals were
burning through the south in the Civil War on of them decided that
Port Gibson really was too beautiful to burn.
We stopped at the Piggly Wiggly to
shop for the next 24 hours worth of meals. We then took our food to a