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Southern Louisiana Private Swamp Tours
"The departure point for this 2.5 hour long swamp tour is located 30 minutes outside of the great city of New Orleans and along the way you will see fishing villages and breath taking views of the bayou. If needed transportation is provided to and from the location with high end luxury vehicles and there is a pick up fee per person that is due at time of arrival at the tour location.As your tour departs from the docks and you begin to explore the swamp you will see all sorts of wildlife ranging from alligators to migratory birds from South America and everything in between. The beautiful Mississippi River Delta is ranked as one of the top 5 deltas in the world with the most animal life per acre. On your tour you will have the opportunity to see alligators up close as your tour guide hand feeds them food. Come see what southern Louisiana has to offer.""""A private swamp tour is the best way to explore and appreciate the history and landscape of southern Louisiana. This two and a half hour tour explores over 28 square miles of terrain with many different types of wild life such as alligators and migratory the tour guides are locals and they are knowledgeable in the rich history of the area. Make sure to ask them about the 2
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Laura Plantation Tour from New Orleans
"On this 5.5 hour tour you will get to view and enter the slave quarters as part of your experience. You'll start off with a 1 hour and 15 minute drive out to the plantation. On this tour you will hear stories of all aspects of the plantation life. The book “Br'er Rabbit” was written here. The Plantation house was nearly destroyed by fire back in 2003 but it was rebuilt to the original design using building materials from antique homes that were disassembled and sold off in pieces. The rebuilding process is a story all in itself.""""The Laura Plantation Tour is considered by many in the tour industry as the best historical plantation tour in the Mississippi Valley. The plantation was run by four Creole women most notable
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Louisiana Plantation Life Tour
"Choose 2 of these 3 plantations to visit on the Great River Road that winds along the Mississippi River between New Orleans and Baton Rouge: Laura Plantation: This Creole plantation tour is based upon 5000 pages of documents found in the French National Archives and upon Laura’s ""Memories of the Old Plantation Home"" in which she details 250 years of true-life stories of the Creole women slaves and children who lived and worked here Oak Alley Plantation: You'll experience a bygone era in one of the South’s most beautiful settings-Oak Alley Plantation built in 1839. Marvel at the unbelievable quarter-mile long alley of 28 magnificent Oak trees each over 250 years old and view the Majestic Cypress Trees in Louisiana’s swamps bordering the Mississippi River. Whitney Plantation: In 2014
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More Off The Beaten Path in Natchez

Natchez Indian House and Granary

On the grounds of the Grand Village of the Natchez Indians is a reconstructed house like those the Indians built of locally gathered materials. It has mud walls, dirt floor, pole beams and a thatched...
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Stephen-KarenConn
Apr 04, 2011

Windsor Ruins

One of Mississippi's most fantastic secrets, hidden away in the swamps out in the middle of nowhere, are the ghostly remains of the Windsor plantation. The Windsor plantation was built from 1859-1861....
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leafmcgowan
Feb 20, 2010

rosemont

located 35 miles south of natchez on US 61 is rosemont the boyhood home of jefferson davis. davis was born in kentucky in 1808 and moved here when he was two years old. his parents samuel and jane...
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doug48
May 16, 2009

grand village of the natchez

the grand village of the natchez indians is a native american ceremonial complex. the grand village has three mounds and and reconstructed native american hut. a very interesting place to visit for...
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doug48
May 16, 2009

natchez trace

the natchez trace is a scenic 444 mile parkway that begins near nashville tennessee and terminates in natchez. the trace was originally a native american trail and later was used by white explorers...
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doug48
May 16, 2009

Take a Peaceful Ride On the Trace

I live just an hour and 1/2 from Natchez and although I've passed thru it many times to cross the river mainly, never explored regions in the town until recently. Don't have a lot of recommendations...
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t-craw
May 10, 2009
 
 
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Frogmore Plantation

An operating Cotton Plantation, which has preserved it's original 'cotton gin', and slave quarters. Here, you can learn about the historic cotton growing and see how it has changed to the modern...
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Toughluck
Apr 23, 2007

Elizabeth Female Academy Ruins

These ruins are all that is left of the Elizabeth Female Academy, the first college for women in the state of Mississippi.The school operated from 1818-1845 and primarily served the emerging upper...
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Stephen-KarenConn
Jan 16, 2007

Natchez Trace Parkway

Natchez is the southern terminus of the Natchez Trace Parkway - a delightful 444-mile long National Park which stretches from Natchez, Mississippi to Nashville, Tennessee.Karen and I took three days...
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Stephen-KarenConn
Jan 16, 2007

Historic Plaza

The Natchez Indians used this Historic Plaza, between the Great Sun's Mound and the Temple Mound, for festivities which included religious ceremonies.The funeral for the brother of the Great Sun, the...
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Stephen-KarenConn
Jan 13, 2007

Temple Mound

The second mound you will see on a walking tour of the Grand Village of the Natchez Indians is the Temple Mound. The Temple building would have stood atop this mound. It was the spiritual center of a...
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Stephen-KarenConn
Jan 13, 2007

Great Sun's Mound

The most prominent of the mounds at the Grand Village of the Natchez Indians is the Great Sun's Mound. "Great Sun" was the title of the hereditary chief of the Natchez tribe. His house stood atop this...
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Stephen-KarenConn
Jan 13, 2007

Grand Village of the Natchez Indians

Before European settlers came to the area that is today known as Natchez, it was inhabited by people of the Natchez Indian tribe. Just south of the city is a state operated archeological site, Grand...
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Stephen-KarenConn
Jan 10, 2007

Forks of the Road

Located one mile east of downtown Natchez at the junction of Liberty Road, St. Catherine Street, and D'evereux Drive (Hwy 61). The site is nothing more than a empty field behind a curch with a series...
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leafmcgowan
Jun 23, 2005

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109 Highway 61 South, Natchez, Mississippi, 39120, United States
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36 Melrose Ave., Natchez, Mississippi, 39120, United States
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130 John R. Junkin Drive, Natchez, Mississippi, 39120, United States
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337 D'Evereux Dr., Natchez, Mississippi, 39120, United States
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712 N. Union Street, Natchez, Mississippi, 39120, United States
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201 N. Pearl Street, Natchez, Mississippi, 39120, United States
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"Natchez: Antebellum Jewel on the Mississippi"
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"The Antebellum Charm of Natchez, Mississippi"
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"Natchez, once the town of the rich"
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