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Mississippi Off the Beaten Path, 7th: A Guide to Unique Places

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Tired of the same old tourist traps? Whether you're a visitor or a local looking for something different, let Mississippi Off the Beaten Path show you the Magnolia State you never knew existed. Purchase stone-ground cornmeal from the oldest continuously operating water mill in the United States at Sciple's Water Mill; listen to first-class blues music at Margaret's Blue Diamond Lounge in Clarksdale; or stay in the Shack Up Inn to get a genuine plantation experience. So if you've "been there, done that" one too ...

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Overview

Tired of the same old tourist traps? Whether you're a visitor or a local looking for something different, let Mississippi Off the Beaten Path show you the Magnolia State you never knew existed. Purchase stone-ground cornmeal from the oldest continuously operating water mill in the United States at Sciple's Water Mill; listen to first-class blues music at Margaret's Blue Diamond Lounge in Clarksdale; or stay in the Shack Up Inn to get a genuine plantation experience. So if you've "been there, done that" one too many times, get off the main road and venture Off the Beaten Path.

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Praise for a previous edition "Local author Marlo Kirkpatrick takes a different fork in the road. Kirkpatrick's Mississippi Off the Beaten Path spices up the journey with locales­­—as well as personal experiences, trivia, and tales—that lean toward the offbeat and Southern gothic."—Clarion-Ledger (Jackson, MS)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780762750474
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 7/1/2010
  • Series: Off the Beaten Path Series
  • Edition description: Seventh Edition
  • Edition number: 7
  • Pages: 224
  • Sales rank: 764,607
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author

Marlo Carter Kirkpatrick, who has called Mississippi home for more than twenty years, has collaborated with her husband, a wildlife photographer, on award-winning books including Among the Animals: Mississippi and Mississippi Impressions.

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