Vacationing in Vicksburg: Reviews of Sights, Suppers, and Sleeps

Following a conference in Independence, Mo. Doc and I decided to take some time and look around at places we’d never been. Our drive down the Mississippi River led first to Vicksburg. We arrived in town at lunch time and headed straight to the highly rated Main Street Market (902 Cherry St, Vicksburg, MS 39183). This place was…

In Pictures: Memphis to New Orleans and up the Natchez Trace

Driving to the John Whitmer history conference in Independence, Mo. last September, I made Doc drive past “the world’s largest ketchup bottle” in Collinsville, Ill.  Okay, it wasn’t really that far out of our way.  Our hotel for the night was just down the road… The next morning we made a stop at Cahokia Mounds…