Touring Louisiana & Mississippi

October 2006

Natchitoches
Established by the French in 1714, Natchitoches is also the location
where the movie "Steel Magnolias" was filmed.


Natchitoches
Sandy and Alan Risk standing on the side of Front Street in Natchitoches
with the Cane River in the background


Natchitoches
Shops in Natchitoches


Natchitoches
Sandy shopping in Natchitoches


Natchitoches
An old elevator in the Kaffie-Frederick Hardware Store located in Natchitoches


Swamp
Swamp in southern Louisiana


Oak Alley Plantation
The Oak Alley Plantation between Baton Rouge and New Orleans


Oak Alley Plantation
A sugar cane kettle converted to a planter at the Oak Alley Plantation


Oak Alley Plantation
Alan Risk and Sandy in front of the Oak Alley Plantation


Oak Alley Plantation
The oaks of Oak Alley where planted by a land owner in the early 18th Century
and therefore predate the existing plantation house by more than 100 years.


Oak Alley Plantation
Oak Alley Plantation


Oak Alley Plantation
Oak Alley Plantation


San Francisco Plantation
The San Francisco Plantation is also along the River Road between
Baton Rouge and New Orleans.


San Francisco Plantation
San Francisco Plantation


Slave Cabin
A former slave cabin at the San Francisco Plantation


Dunleith
Dunleith Plantation Home and Inn is located in Natchez, Mississippi


Dunleith
Dunleith Plantation Home


Green Leaves
Because we visited Natchez during the "Fall Pilgrimage" we were able to visit homes that
are not normally open to the public. This is the Koontz House (a.k.a. Green Leaves).


Green Leaves
The rear veranda of the Koontz House


Gloucester
Another Natchez Fall Pilgrimage site was Gloucester.


Gloucester
Entering the Gardens of Gloucester


Gloucester
Sandy in the gardens of Gloucester


Gloucester
Me in the gardens of Gloucester


Old Schoolhouse Antique Mall
The Old Schoolhouse Antique Mall in Washington, Louisiana


Washington, Louisiana
Grounds of the Old Schoolhouse Antique Mall during the semi-annual antique fair


Washington, Louisiana
Antique store in Washington, Louisiana