Excursions and Day Triips

We took a day trip to Oxford, MS  and the cotton is ripe in the fields everywhere you look. Thought you might enjoy these pictures. It is October 2012 and its that time of year when cotton is ripened and ready to harvest. Unless you’ve seen a cotton field ripe […]

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Greetings again friends, this is Bill Taylor writing about a road trip we enjoyed. We recently attended the Prairie Arts Festival at West Point, MS. This was my first visit to this event which is held annually on the Saturday before Labor Day. The festival is held in West Point’s […]

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September is the time to decide where to see fall colors for the year. Greetings again friends, this is Bill Taylor writing about a road trip we enjoyed. The time of year to see beautiful fall colors is basically from mid-September through October. Generally speaking, after the first hard freeze, the […]

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Grenada has been a hot regional destination since Grenada Lake was built in 1954. Greetings again friends, this is Bill Taylor writing about a road trip we enjoyed. Grenada Lake is the largest lake in Mississippi. It covers 36,000 acres. If you love hunting, fishing, camping, swimming or water skiing … […]

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Greetings again friends, this is Bill Taylor writing about a road trip we enjoyed. On this short trip we discovered a beautiful, old steel and wooden bridge and visited an amateur topiary display, plus … we ate at a Catfish Buffet. You can’t tell a book by its cover, and you […]

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Oxford, MS is the most unusual town in Mississippi Greetings again friends, this is Bill Taylor writing about a road trip we enjoyed. You already know that Oxford, MS is a college town. Oxford is home to The University of Mississippi, more affectionately known as Ole Miss. Be prepared for a […]

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Columbus, MS equals History, Fun and Progress   Columbus, MS has always been a great city to visit. The diverse population creates a rare alchemy. Columbus has the usual friendly country folks who just naturally spring up in Mississippi. It is also home to an elite university which once was […]

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Corinth Mississippi is a great place for a Road Trip If you haven’t  heard of Corinth, MS, you probably aren’t planning a trip here, but this is a town you would love to visit. Corinth, Miss is an old, vibrant, progressive city. It is a place where the past and […]

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  Blue Mountain College is located in Blue Mountain MS, a town of just over 650 people. The school was founded as a women’s college in 1873 by General Mark P Lowery under the name Blue Mountain Female Institute. General Lowery was a Confederate General and a pastor and he and his […]

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Philadelphia, MS – A City with a History  This city is a great place to take a road trip. Philadelphia, MS is the County Seat of Neshoba County, MS. It is not on a main US Highway, but is easily accessible from several major roads. From I-20 at Newton, MS […]

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