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Hard Rock Cafe Biloxi
"Back in 1979 Americans Isaac Tigrett and Peter Morton opened the first Hard Rock Cafe in London. Their landlord didn’t think they could pull it off so he granted them a three-month lease. How wrong that landlord was. Today the franchise - which includes cafes casinos and hotels - can be found in more than 63 countries. The franchise owns the world's greatest collection of music memorabilia and you can see it on display at its locations around the globe. Enjoy a prix-fixe menu at the Hard Rock Cafe in Biloxi Mississippi. Each meal comes with a dessert and your choice of tea
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New Orleans City and Cemetery Sightseeing Tour
"Board a mini-coach outside your New Orleans hotel and start your 3-hour tour with a drive to the French Quarter where you’ll find some of the city’s most classic architecture and interesting history.Drive past Creole townhouses and shotgun homes a highly popular style of Southern homes in the early 1860s. Peek into courtyards and pass by small shops selling herbs candles oils and amulets used in ancient voodoo traditions and rituals. A highlight of the French Quarter is Jackson Square a stately park and US National Historic Landmark.Pass through the neighborhood of Tremé and the lovely Garden District home to one of the country's best-preserved collections of Southern mansions. Here you’ll see the longest bridge in the world
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Private Tour: Honey Island Swamp by Boat
"Your tour starts in Slidell a town about 30 miles (48 km) north of central New Orleans where you’ll find Honey Island Swamp — one of the last protected wetlands in Louisiana. Meet your private guide a native of the area aboard a custom-made swamp boat that holds a maximum of 10 passengers and begin your 2-hour exploration of the wildlife preserve.
As your guide explains the history of Louisiana’s wetlands and swamp ecosystem the quiet flat-bottom boat glides safely through the fertile swamplands
From $106.00

Beauvoir Tips (7)

Beauvoir

Last home and Presidential library for Jefferson Davis - President of the Confederacy. he lived here from 1876 till his death in 1889 although only a small portion of the 608 acres of his original home is preserved.

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Nov 12, 2016

Beauvoir Confederate Cemetery

Beauvoir Confederate Cemetery contains 771 souls that are buried here that contain Confederate Veterans and their wives. Each of the graves are numbered. Jefferson Davis father is buried here too. Samuel Emory Davis that was born in Georgia in 1756. He served as a major in the militia of Lincoln County, Georgia during the American Revolution. He died on July 4, 1824 and was buried on Hurricane Plantation on the Mississippi River in Vicksburg. The river threaten the cemetery so his remains were removed to here and the Sons of the American Revolution take care of him and all the 771 soldiers.

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Nov 22, 2010

Beauvoir ~ The Jefferson Davis Home

Beauvoir,is a National Historic Landmark, which includes the Jefferson Davis Presidential Library, the restored antebellum home, the Confederate Museum and veterans cemetary on 51 landscaped acres. She too, was almost destroyed by Hurricane Katrina, but she was rebuilt and beams of elegance and pride once again. Sadly, most of the other structures were destroyed.

The home was built by James Brown in 1848 a wealthy plantation owner who used it for his summer home. It was passed down to his widow after his death in 1866 and she kept it till 1873 still she could not longer afford it. Sarah Dorsey bought it and named it Beauvoir, French for beautiful view. Then in 1877 Jefferson Davis was looking for a place to rest and write his books. She was family friend so he was invited to stay and write his books. Evenually he fell in love with the place to offer to buy it and she agreed. Sadly she died before the sell was complete, but he she had left it to him anyway. Jefferson died in 1889, and it was passed down to his daughter Winnie who lived in it till her death in 1898. Jefferson's widow Varina sold the property to the Mississippi Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans. It was used till 1957. It has been maintained since as a memorial to Jefferson Davis and the Confederate Soldier.

Hours: Seven days a week 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. (summer)
9 a.m. - 4 p.m. (winter)
Admission: $7.50 Adults,
$6.75 Seniors
Active Military,
$4.50 Children

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Yaqui
Nov 22, 2010

beauvoir

biloxi's most famous historic attraction is beauvoir the final home of confederate president jefferson davis. beauvoir is a beautiful ocean front estate built between 1848 and 1852. jefferson davis bought the property in 1879 and lived there until his death in 1889. beauvoir was first opened to the public in 1941 and is listed on the national register of historic places. along with the house you can visit the jefferson davis library and the confederate cemetery. beauvoir was heavily damaged by hurricane katrina in 2005 and has been recently restored and reopened to the public. see the attached web site for admission and times.

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May 12, 2009
 
 
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Beauvoir

Beauvoir was the home and library of Confederate President Jefferson Davis after the Civil War. The house itself was built from 1848 to 1852 and Jefferson Davis took ownership in 1879. He continued to live here until his death in 1889. The museum at the home opened in 1941, and the library was just completed in 1998. The back side of the property hosts the veterans cemetery, which is the final resting place of 771 southern Civil War veterans and their wives.

Beauvoir was heavily damaged by Hurricane Camille in 1969 and again suffered tremendous damamge from Katrina in 2005. The property is currently closed for repairs (as of August 2006).

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Aug 02, 2006

BEAUVOIR

Rich in history, BEAUVOIR is the stunning home ofJefferson Davis, the only President of the Confederate States of America and the place where he penned his memoirs. The beautifully restored Beauvoir house, completed in 1852 and shaded by massive live oaks, dominates the sprawling complex that includes antebellum outbuildings, a Civil War Museum, a historic cemetery, the Presidential Library and a gift shop.
Admission charged.

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LoriPori
Oct 21, 2005

Beauvoir ,the Jefferson Davis Home & Library.

This 51 acre site houses the estate of
Jefferson Davis ,the only Confederacy's President. On this side you will see you the restored Jefferson's home , and outbuildings .Jefferson Davis Confederate Llibrary and also the The Confederate Museum the soldiers home cemetary, and the Tomb of the Unknown
Confederate Soldier
There is a nature trail ,and a gift Shop,and a Picnic area on Site.In the next tip I will show the Presidential Library and visiting hours.

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May 12, 2003
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"~Old Biloxi~"
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Things to Do Near Beauvoir

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Sharkheads

This kitschy souvenier shop is an attraction by itself with its large Sharkhead's mouth entrance. Inside its a large but standard souvenir shop but still worth stopping by one of Biloxi's most famous...
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Biloxi Cemetery

Historic Cemetary with New Orleans style above ground crypts that dates back to the 1800s. The cemetery is where most of the pioneers who settled Biloxi are found along with its most famous citizens...
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Lighthouse

This historic Lighthouse was built in 1847 and sits just opposite the visitor's center along beach Boulevard by the entrance into Biloxi bay. It was reopened in 2009 after restoration due to damage by...
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Beau Rivage Casino

Most upscale of the Biloxi casinos and also the largest, Beau Rivage has been completely rebuilt since Katrina and is now a major hotel resort along with the Casino who attracts major artists. The...
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Scott Marine Education and Aquarium

Small and older aquarium along the gulf coast. It very much like many other aquariums along the coast and isOk but not worth a special trip. The Aquarium was destroyed by hurricane Katrina but is...
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Biloxi at Night

At night Biloxi comes alive with Casinos and little dive bars and restaurants by the coast, although most nightlife now is dominated by the Casinos who bring major acts into town to perform along with...
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