Civil War Trail Road Trips - Historical Mississippi Trip (PDF Chapter)

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This is the Historical Mississippi chapter from Lonely Planet’s Civil War Trail Road Trips guidebook.

Stroll in the footsteps of literary masters and civil rights heroes, or see blood-soaked battlefields; over the years, Mississippi has been beautiful and wild, serene and violent, complex yet simple. To explore her turbulent past is to discover Mississippi now.

  • hang out in a classic Mississippi Delta juke joint
  • pick the right route with inspirational images and key trip highlights
  • see where the Civil Rights movement’s iconic events took place
  • get around easily with colour maps and route directions in easy stages
  • take in the beauty of the Mississippi River
  • discover even more with detours and background information

Coverage includes: Oxford, Clarksdale, Glendora, Indianola, Jackson, Vicksburg, Natchez and Mississippi Delta.

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