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... 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 ...
... 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 ...
... towards Port Gibson. This was the road taken by the majority of Grants army. His army was spread out over the countryside but this road was the main thoroughfare. There was a few stops for battlefields but mostly there were signs placed at various locations to tell the significance of these spots. Like, this is the house where Grant had his headquarters before he heard the guns of a confederate ambush further up ahead, ...
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