Mississippi, Travel

Exploring Natchez, Mississippi

After over a year enjoying our home, we were longing to get away. So, we packed up the car for a 5 day journey to the small town along the Mississippi river known as Natchez.  The town sitting on a bluff above the Mississippi was founded in 1716 and might be the oldest town on… Continue reading Exploring Natchez, Mississippi

Louisiana, Travel

A Visit to Saint Francisville, LA

During our visit through Louisiana, we drove to the town of Saint Francisville. A town of just under 2,000 people, is located about 30 miles north of the capital Baton Rouge. It is a hidden gem worth a visit. Greenwood Plantation Unfortunately, the original Greenwood Plantation from 1830 built by William R. Barrow in Greek… Continue reading A Visit to Saint Francisville, LA

Louisiana

Plantations Along Lousiana’s River Road

I recently read the Louisiana Plantation Guide as a means to assist me in planning a trip to New Orleans. We weren't able to visit all of the plantations in this wonderful guide, but did manage to cover quite a few ground along Louisiana’s River Road, which parallels the east and west banks of the Mississippi… Continue reading Plantations Along Lousiana’s River Road