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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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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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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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bryant hall

bryant hall was built in 1911 and is home to the university of mississippi's department of classics. inside of the hall there is a beautiful globe which is a must see when visiting the campus. bryant...
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lafayette county courthouse

the original lafayette county courthouse was built in 1840. in 1864 the original courthouse was burned by union general a. j. "whiskey" smith. the current courthouse was built in 1873. the new...
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Nov 14, 2010

the grove

the grove is a park like area in the center of the university of mississippi campus. on football weekends over 25,000 football fans set up tailgating parties in the grove. at the university of...
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Oct 20, 2010

vaught-hemingway stadium

vaught-hemingway stadium was originally built in 1915 and is home to the ole miss rebels football team. the stadium has been recently expanded and now accomindates over 62,000 spectators. for SEC...
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Oct 20, 2010

barnard observatory

the barnard observatory was built in 1859 by chancellor f. a. p. barnard. the barnard building housed the university of mississippi departments of physics and astronomy from 1859 to 1939. from 1939 to...
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Oct 20, 2010

ole miss confederate civil war memorial

located on the east end of the grove is the university of mississippi confederate civil war memorial. the memorial is a standing soldier motif which is common in the south. what makes this memorial...
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lyceum

the lyceum is the university of mississippi's adminstration building and the most reconizable building on campus. this beautufil greek revival building was built in 1846 and is the oldest building on...
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Oct 19, 2010

miss maud faulkner house

the miss maude faulkner house was built for maud faulkner in 1932. maud faulkner was the mother of the nobel prize winning novelist william faulkner. the miss maud faulkner house is listed on the...
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the square

courthouse square also known as the square is lined with restaurants, bars, and upscale clothing and antique stores. because of the university of mississippi downtown oxford has a vibrant nightlife....
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Oct 19, 2010

oxford city hall

the oxford city hall is located on courthouse square across the street from the lafayette county courthouse. at the city hall you can get tourist information about the attractions of oxford. for those...
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Oct 19, 2010

Ole Miss

Came back for a short visit during the summer and can see more things without the hustle and bustle when the university is in session. Very good place to attend college and would recommend it to...
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Jul 18, 2009

Taylor Arts and The Book of Love

I was in Oxford when someone recommended that I visit Taylor, a small community of artists, about 7 miles from OxfordWhen I say small, I mean a community of about 200 or so people, with 3 or 4...
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confederate civil war memorial

the lafayette county confederate civil war memorial is located on the grounds of the lafayette county courthouse. the memorial has a standing soldier motiff which is common in the south.
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Oct 19, 2010

Town Square

Oxford is a great place to soak in some university small-town atmosphere. Cute little shops--you have to go to Square Books--and restaurants where you can kick back and relax.
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