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Ameristar Hotel, Vicksburg MS and More Pics

Saturday, July 01, 2006


Av and I were only going be in Vicksburg overnight, and we stayed at the Ameristar Hotel in Vicksburg - it's pretty large - I think they had about seven floors. Our stay was just fine.

There aren't a lot of great choices for hotels in Vicksburg, although the new Hampton has opened - but the room rate for the night we were going to be in town there was something like $120, and for just a bit more than that, you can stay in a historic B&B with a full-tester bed and a fireplace in your room! If we had been spending more than one day I would have liked to have stayed at one either The Belle of the Bends, or Anchuca, especially.


Here are some pics from around Vicksburg:

I like the design of this sign:


This is Solly's Hot Tamales, one of our favorite tamale places anywhere:


This is the Biedenharn building, where Coke was first bottled in 1894 - there's a museum inside that we visited a few years ago:


This is the Attic Gallery, one of our favorites:


This is the Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation, where they do lots of activities, from concerts to classes and art exhibits:


This house was the military headquarters of Lt. Gen. John C. Pemberton during the war, and it was the location where it was decided to surrender the city of Vicksburg:


Pics from previous trips to Vicksburg:
My Flickr set of Vicksburg National Cemetery
Walnut Hills (revolving table restaurant) - our favorite place to eat in Vicksburg
Our visit to the Old Courthouse Museum
Margaret's Grocery environment

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