Staybridge Suites Baton Rouge-Lsu At Southgate
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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Baton Rouge does not have a huge number of museums or galleries, but there are a couple of interest to visitors. Next to the Old State Capitol, you can find the LSU Museum of Art. Ran by the University of Louisiana, it's based in the Shaw Center, a sleek modern building. Inside, they have a good collection of 17th and 18th century portraiture on display. ...
Before we left Vicksburg to continue on our travels, Liz had read that Vicksburg was known as the first place Coca Cola was actually first bottled anywhere in the world in 1894. It was first invented by a pharmacist in 1886 as a medicine in syrup form.It was made of coco leaf and actually green. Later water or soda was added to make it into a drink and caffeine was added, whilst the coco leaf was taken out. Local drug ...
... Marathon, Valero, Shell, Dow Chemical and others were on this road and just over the levee were massive barges and tankers.
The road was a good road, little traffic with plenty of sights. Grain elevator facilities on a scale I have never scene, plantations, oil and chemical refineries, farms, massive spillways, and ships kept my attention. The fact that there was a levee the entire way was ...
... and raised in Cajun Country.
We arrived in Opelousas for a 1:15 tour of the Louisiana Orphan Train Museum. I'm sure most of you have heard about the Orphan trains that carried young children from New York to each state in the early 1900's. It all started with a young lady that had Asiati cholera and while she laid in a coma she had a vision of little children. She promised God that if He spared her life she would devote the rest of her life to His ...
... river near the bridge.
We encountered a bit of traffic after crossing the Mississippi since it was the beginning of rush hour. We weren't in it for too long before we reached our exit. Like I said earlier, Walmart was our destination for this evening. Cheryl has been out getting a few essentials while I write today's entry. The plan for tomorrow is to see a few sights in Baton Rouge, Louisiana's capital city, and then heading to the RV park in New Orleans.