Visit the city Mark Twain said, "...occupies one of the prettiest situations on the river." Home to seven generals of the confederacy, Helena grew into a thriving blues community in the 1940's and 1950's.
Memphis is a city in the southwest corner of the U.S. state of Tennessee, and the county seat of Shelby County.
Be amazed by one of the oldest cities on the Mississippi, founded in 1716. See antebellum and Victorian structures that sit high on a bluff. Explore the historical Frogmore Plantation and its rare cotton gin.
Explore "The Myrtles - America's Most Haunted House" and the beautifully restored Butler Greenwood Plantation. Then walk through St. Francisville, enjoying its charming churches, antique stores, and historic buildings.
Visit spectacular Oak Alley Plantation, now a National Historic Landmark, which is supported by 28 Doric columns and furnished with 19th-century antiques. See the beauty of Houmas House, known in its heyday as "The Sugar Palace," a well-established plantation producing sugar by the time of the Louisiana Purchase in 1803.
Explore sprawling Vicksburg National Military Park, with its battlefields, statues, and monuments to soldiers from both the North and South. A moving experience.