|So the furnishing are the era when they moved out.|
|A "stranger" would visit bringing news in the 1800's. The visitor would enjoy dinner with the family and have a room to sleep in that would be entered from the outside.|
|Kitchen table & chairs like Phil's folks had and we used when we were first married.|
|Pecan tree said to be 250 years old. Oldest tree in the area.|
We learned sharecroppers had to buy supplies at the store and pay back at harvest. The Ranger said after the Civil War four generations were often tied to the Plantation. A very interesting tour.
When we got to Natchitoches we see the rowing boats packed up.
Shucks, would have loved seeing them compete.
|This General Store has been in operation since 1863.|
|Essential table in this area.|
Joe Dumars, Detroit Pistons, was born in Natchitoches, LA.
|Glove of Joe Adcock, a Milwaukee Braves 1st baseman when I was a kid.|
|Winnfield, LA has Pigs on Parade.|
We stayed at Jimmie Davis State Park near Chatham, LA, a beautiful campsite overlooking the lake.