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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 Things to Do in Natchez

The Moundbuilders--Mangum Mound

The first burial ground we explored along the Natchez Trace was Mangum Mound. This was the work of the Plaquemine culture, whose ancestors are counted among today's Mississippi and Louisiana tribes...
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Apr 17, 2009

Horse Drawn Carriage Rides

Horse and carriage rides add to the historical flavor of a destination, like no other mode of transportation can, so when we're traveling with grandchildren, it's understood that we will not pass up...
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Apr 17, 2009

Monmouth Plantation

We fancied a tour of this alluring B&B, so we paid our $10 each and saw why so many people find it appealing. What made this particular visit intriguing is that this plantation was named after...
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Apr 17, 2009

Longwood

Longwood was constructed in 1860-61 for Haller and Julia Nutt and retains the original furnishings for the home. The mansion's landscape is studded with mature live oaks and surrounded by a lovely...
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Apr 17, 2009

The Spring Pilgrimage of Historic Homes

Each year Natchez opens its arms to welcome hundreds of visitors to the Natchez Spring Pilgrimage. This year's event was scheduled for March 7-April 11, 2009. The tour included twenty-four antebellum...
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Apr 17, 2009

The Sunken Trace--Natchez Trace Parkway

The Natchez Trace Parkway is 'one of America's 75 National Scenic Byways and 21 All-American Roads'. Famous historic figures traveled this route, from Choctaw Indians and Kentucky boatmen to Davy...
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Apr 17, 2009
 
 
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The Moundbuilders--Emerald Mound

Edging our way off the Trace a bit, we followed the signs to Emerald Mound, another ancient site thought to have been constructed between 1250 and 1600 A.D. These builders were ancestors of the...
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Apr 17, 2009

Traveling the Natchez Trace

We chose to make our way to Natchez by traveling along The Natchez Trace Parkway, an ancient roadway used by both Native American people and boatmen returning to their homes after plying the...
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Apr 17, 2009

Visit below the Hill.

There were always two Natchez towns. 'On the Hill' and 'Below the Hill'. At one time, Below the Hill streatched for 1/4 mile or more along the river and was several blocks wide. It was always a rough...
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Apr 23, 2007

Site of Fort Rosalie

A level green park between the Rosalie Mansion and the Mississippi River marks the site of Fort Rosalie. The fort was established in 1716 by the French, the first Europeans to establish a permanent...
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Jan 16, 2007

Governor Holmes House

The Governor Holmes House. built in 1794. was the home of David Holmes, who served both as the territorial governor and first state governor of Mississippi. John James Audubon painted this house, and...
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Jan 16, 2007

Rosalie Mansion

Rosalie Mansion is a National Historic Landmark near the center of Natchez, on a high bluff overlooking the Mississippi River. The Mansion was a private residence for more than 100 years. Since 1938...
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Jan 16, 2007

Stanton Hall

Of the dozens of historic antebellum mansions in Natchez, none is more opulent than Stanton Hall. Unfortunately they would not let us take pictures on the inside.Stantton Hall was built in 1857 by...
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Jan 16, 2007

Monmouth Plantation

I list Monmouth Plantation both as an accommodations tip and also under "things to do" because it is open for tours to the public and is not for lodging guests only.Monmouth was built by John...
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Jan 16, 2007

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