Travel Blogs from Canton
... for the tour. It had been built back in1925 by her father. She lived there until her death in 2001. Her house was full of books. She not only wrote, but loved to read, especially mysteries. Her books were strewn throughout the house, not as bad as mine. I keep all mine in one room. After the tour we went to the Mississippi Crafts Center. They had a lot of various crafts in different mediums on display and for ...
We made it to Canton, Mississippii on Friday. Canton is a small town of about 30,000 but has one of the 2, Nissan plants in the USA. The plant is huge, it is one mile long and you can get tours during the week. It was a place we would have liked to see:((
Canton is also known for its Courthouse Square and historic homes leading it to attract the eye of Hollywood. It has been the location site ...
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 ...
... battle over a bridge the confederates were trying to burn to slow the union army's progress. These were interesting to read and they would come out of nowhere. I'd drive around the corner and there was one and I'd slam on the brakes forgetting there might be a car behind me. Luckily that was never the case. It was a really nice drive through this area. The thick green woods reminded me of the rainforest in far ...
... original site. It has been turned into a museum. Also on the grounds is the church that the family attended. We spent two hours touring the place and thoroughly enjoyed it.
But before all of this, here is a brief account of the previous day:
We left Florence, Alabama, on Sunday early afternoon and encountered torrential rains during the two hour drive to New Site, Mississippi. New Site ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services
- Free parking