Travel Blogs from Canton
... loop road through the Park. We stopped at the Navy monument and took some pictures, then continued to the USS Cairo museum.
The USS Cairo was one of 7 ironclads built for the Union forces in 1862. She was in the Vicksburg area in support of the Union's attack and was sunk by some mines (they called them torpedoes back then). She lay at the bottom of the Yazoo River (just off the Mississippi) from 1863 to the mid ...
... They are bagels topped with an egg, peppers, ham, and cheese mixture. We have one last shot...we'll see what we get in the morning! Trip Summary 6362 miles driven 141:15 hours in the car 44.5 miles on the trail 24 NPS sites visited 2 National Battlefields 1 National Battlefield Site 2 National Parkways 1 National River 1 National Military Park 6 National Monuments 7 National Historic Sites 1 National Preserve 2 National Parks 1 National ...
It is the night before our family adventure. Kris and Ethan are asleep and Summer just came in to my little office and hopped in my lap and we had a talk and then I sent her to bed. Tomorrow we load up Kris's car and drive to Dallas, Texas to prepare for our big adventure to the Rocky Mountains. The kids have never seen mountains, not the size of the Rockies, and we have rented an RV in ...
After breakfast, we drove into Jackson to the Mississippi Arts Center where the International Museum of Muslim Culture is housed. We walked in and browsed two art galleries of local artists' works in various mediums before hitting the Muslim museum. In the Muslim museum we first watched two movies before walking the exhibits. Saw a lot that I already knew from all of the students doing research on Islam and ...
... was only available as a fountain drink. He wanted to sell this successful product to those in the country, so he invented how to bottle Coca Cola. We saw the process and other Coke memorabilia. Our next stop was Vicksburg National Military Park. We started at the Visitor's Center where we watched an electric map of the battles and the siege, then we watched a movie about Vicksburg. I bought the 1 hour ...
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