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Around Natchez MS

It rained last night, but stopped by this morning. So we took advantage of the break in the rain and went to explore the town. This is our third time visiting Natchez, so we are getting rather familiar with things. … Continue reading

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Natchez, Mississippi

The Natchez Trace Parkway, part of the National Park System, runs 444 miles from Natchez, Mississippi, to Nashville, Tennessee. First it was an animal trail used by American Indians. Then, in the 1800’s, it was the main return route for … Continue reading

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A Parade and A Plantation

Just because Mardi Gras is over doesn’t mean partying ends. The small town of Independence LA had their Sicilian Heritage Festival, with a parade, a spaghetti cookoff, a meatball throwing contest and more. It was just a few miles from … Continue reading

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