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A Few of Mississippi’s Top Historical Sites to See

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ourmshome.com – omshome – 2024-07-02 17:02:45

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Mississippi boasts beautiful landscapes, unmatched hospitality, and a rich historical heritage. Notable historic sites include:

  1. Natchez Historic District: Known for its antebellum homes and scenic views of the Mississippi .
  2. Windsor Ruins: An antebellum mansion in Port Gibson, destroyed by fire but noted for its Greek Revival architecture.
  3. Emerald Mound: A significant Mississippian ceremonial site.
  4. Old Capitol : Located in , showcasing key legislative moments.
  5. Vicksburg National Military Park: Site of a crucial battle.
  6. : Notable for its female lightkeepers and historical significance.

Mississippi is a history enthusiast's paradise.

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Three Mississippi Locations Rank as Top Weekend Escapes in the Country

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ourmshome.com – Allyson Alford – 2024-07-12 09:38:22

SUMMARY: Card Rates surveyed 3,000 credit card holders to identify the top 126 luxurious U.S. destinations. Mississippi features prominently with the Coast ranked 14th, Oxford at 88th, and Natchez at 126th. The Mississippi Gulf Coast attracts with its deluxe , spa treatments, and beaches. Oxford is celebrated for its literary heritage, boutique hotels, art galleries, and southern cuisine. Natchez, a history lover's haven, is known for its antebellum homes and riverboat tours. Mississippi offers diverse experiences with each location providing a unique charm, inviting visitors to explore its multifaceted allure.

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Madge’s Frosted Punch Was Once the Hit of the Party

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ourmshome.com – Nancy Jo Maples – 2024-07-12 08:03:01

SUMMARY: Bridal and baby showers evoke fond memories of festive gatherings and delicious punch. The author reminisces about attending showers with their mother, enjoying the elegant atmosphere and refreshments. Traditionally, sweet punch was the highlight of these , served in ornate punch bowls. One notable recipe from Lucedale, “Madge's Frosted Punch,” was popularized by Teasie Harris, an expert in 's French cuisine. Teasie compiled her recipes in a 1972 cookbook. The text includes recipes for “Madge's Frosted Punch” and “Mama's Punch,” highlighting the nostalgic and cherished role these beverages played in social celebrations.

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Three Beau Rivage Fine Dining Restaurants Each Earn 2024 Wine Spectator Awards

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ourmshome.com – Beau Rivage – 2024-07-10 09:14:53

SUMMARY: Beau Rivage's BR Prime, Stalla, and Jia received 2024 Wine Spectator Restaurant , recognizing excellence in restaurant wine programs. These three restaurants are among only six in Mississippi honored. Wine Spectator celebrates restaurants prioritizing wine, with Editor Marvin R. Shanken acknowledging 3,777 restaurants. Beau Rivage Sommelier Charlene Egan expressed pride in their distinguished wine program, offering over 3,000 bottles. Launched in 1981, the awards focus solely on restaurant wine service, with levels Award of Excellence, Best of Award of Excellence, and Grand Award. BR Prime, Stalla, and Jia each earned the Award of Excellence for their quality wine lists.

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