Jen’s Journal – January 23, 2020

Day 208: Fairview-Riverside State Park, on the Tchefuncte River, LA Raining. The World War II Museum in New Orleans is a great way to spend a rainy day. We were there until closing time and could have stayed longer. The stories and the humanity of our American “Civilian Soldiers“ is told well. See the movie!... Continue Reading →

Jen’s Journal – January 22, 2020

Day 207: Fairview-Riverside State Park, on the Tchefuncte River, LA Cloudy and cold. New Orleans We drove the 24-mile causeway bridge across Lake Pontchartrain. I didn’t like it. In New Orleans, we used the double decker tour bus to get acquainted with the city. I think this is a great thing to do if you’ve... Continue Reading →

Jen’s Journal – January 18, 2020

Day 203: Rocky Springs Campground, Natchez Trace, MS Raining. We stayed at a free National Park Service campground along the Natchez Trace, an old Indian trading trail. From here it is a short drive to Vicksburg. The Vicksburg National Military Park commemorates the 97-day battles and siege of Vicksburg in 1863. Once Vicksburg fell, the... Continue Reading →

Jen’s Journal – January 17, 2020

Day 202: Mississippi Welcome Center, Natchez, MS Cloudy. I thought we came to Natchez to view sites of Indian mounds. I had no idea this was a chief area of cotton plantations and slavery. We read several informational boards in the Welcome Center telling the history of Natchez. And it’s pretty much about the use... Continue Reading →

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