Bayou Pierre Presbyterian Church near Port Gibson, Mississippi

During one of my trips to the Port Gibson, Mississippi area to visit the Windsor Ruins and Rodney, Mississippi I had the chance to stop at the old Bayou Pierre Presbyterian Church. Bayou Pierre Presbyterian Church. In 1801 Presbyterian … [Read more...]

Fort Sumter, Charleston Harbor

Fort Sumter started construction in 1829 and was named after the Revolutionary War hero, General Thomas Sumter, and was part of a series of fortifications on the southern U.S. coast to protect the harbors. By the time the Civil War begin in 1861 it … [Read more...]

The Ghost Town of Rocky Springs, Mississippi

The small town of Rocky Springs, Mississippi is a ghost town with nothing more than a walking path around what was once the town with a few old safes, cisterns, plaques were buildings may have once stood. The only building left in town is the Rocky … [Read more...]

Fairview Cemetery and Church in Tuxedo, Texas

Fairview Cemetery and Church in Tuxedo, Texas was founded in 1890 when John Page Free was buried in December 1890. There are over a 1000 interments with a few being laid to rest in the last fifteen years. Currently the cemetery and church is … [Read more...]

Longwood Plantation: A Lost Dream

The Longwood Plantation were the dreams of Dr. Haller Nutt, a wealthy cotton Plantation owner. Dr. Nutt had plans to build Longwood for his himself, wife and his eight children. Their home was to be built in the 19th Century Oriental Revival Style … [Read more...]

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