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Southern Tour Day 3: Natchez, MS and New Orleans

Day three of our trip gave us an early start in Natchez. We drove over to the Natchez National Historical Park Visitor Center along the river to get my Passport stamped and then drove past the William Johnson House (couldn’t go in because they are currently short staffed and closed the day we were there) and then walked through the grounds of Melrose Estate. 358 more words

National Park Sites

Southern Tour Day 2: Jackson and Vicksburg

After spending the night in Jackson our first stop of the day was the Mississippi State Capitol. We were greeted warmly by the staff and even though we decided on a self-guided tour, the nice older tour guide gave us a brief intro. 330 more words

National Park Sites

Freewheelin' at Oxford's Square Books

Leaving Memphis for the day, I head South to Ox ford, MS., a town billing itself as “the cultural Mecca of the South”.

As I walk around the town square at the heart of the historical district, it seems that every window has a black sign with these simple words: “Oxford mourns”.   366 more words

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Continental Breakfast

Start your day with our free Baymont Breakfast Corner. We welcome pets for a nominal fee.


Stop by Graceland!

Stop by Graceland, the lavish home of rock-and-roll legend Elvis Presley, now a museum. Play a round of tennis, a game of basketball or baseball, or enjoy a leisurely stroll at nearby Latimer Lakes Park. 39 more words


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Delight in home-style hospitality and the best of the South when you stay at our Baymont Inn & Suites Horn Lake Southaven hotel.

Amid Horn Lake, MS hotels, ours offers several handy amenities designed for your comfort: ample free parking including space for large vehicles like RV’s and trucks, free WiFi, business center, and leisure facilities that include a seasonal outdoor pool and fitness center. 77 more words


“Mississippi Burning:” Feds Close Probe Into Civil Rights-Era Deaths

The Department of Justice on Monday closed a probe into the deaths of three civil rights workers during Mississippi’s “Freedom Summer,” according to a news statement… 302 more words

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