Staybridge Suites Jackson
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... Olympics since the 1930s. While inside, the heavens opened up, I could hear it inside the building just like I can in the school library. It was just about over by the time we left. The next stop was the Eudora Welty House. Eudora was a prolific writer whose work, The Optimist's Daughter, earned her the Pulitzer Prize. We took the tour, first watching an overview movie (4th one today, mind you), and then entering ...
... with John Grisham's "A Time To Kill" and other films like "My Dog Skip".
The visitor center in Canton will tell you that General Sherman stayed in a house here during the Civil War and that is why he spared the Court House.
There really isn't much to do in Canton, but I would come back just to go on the Nissan Plant tour. Tomorrow it is on to Memphis and our visit with Elvis!!
We left New Orleans for Jackson, Mississippi, as we (Louisa) was inspired by the famous Johny Cash Song..... Jackson!
Jackson was en route to our next big destination, Clarksdale, however over the last couple of years in Carnarvon we (in particular Louisa) had grown to like a bit of country music and Jackson was one of her Carnarvon songs and so it was a must see on the trip.
Jackson is the capital of the Mississippi and there really isnīt much to ...
... of the sheer size of everything! We headed straight to the memorials. We was actually there when a tour of war veterans were there it was amazing to see all these old men wearing yellow jackets with "veteran" written on passed a few smiles and proud nods over to them i was feeling a little emotional, I'm a sucker for an old man. We saw the lincoln memorial and also the reflecting pool which is on the film forrest gump when jenny runs through the water when forest is ...
... about this ruin on one of the YouTube videos I'd watched when I was rained in.
Gunboats and ferries had run the guns at Vicksburg to get south of the river and here they met Grants army and ferried them across the Mississippi. They landed here near the Windsor plantation. The army rested in the nearby corn fields before heading towards Port Gibson. The Windsor plantation has been given back to nature now. But ...
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