Explore...

Read and rate Travel Journal Entries for De Kalb, Mississippi, United States

Mar 10, 2009 - Sights Around Kemper County, Mississippi

We continue to enjoy our time in Kemper County, Mississippi with our friends, Brenda and David. The weather has been wonderful, hovering in the mid 70s. Yesterday we went to an historic watermill and to see Kemper Lake between the towns of Dekalb and Philadelphia. Dekalb has shrunk in amenities while Philadelphia seems to be thriving. Don wants to see the Liberty Bell and Independence Hall, so Brenda bought him a small bell yesterday which says Philadelphia. So we have settled that problem. We went to see Sciple Mill yesterday. It is a...

Jump to full entry

Mar 10, 2009 - Visiting Choctaw Indian Country

We headed out on another beautiful, perfect weather day to explore some Choctaw Indian sites found in Neshoba and Kemper Counties. "Just a few miles from the Whittington Home we went to a huge and impressive Indian mound. It is called the “Nanih Waiya” (pronounced Nanny Waya) or Sacred Mound. It is found just off Hwy 21 in Neshoba County, Mississippi. The mound is close to the highway and perhaps that is why it looks so large. The mound has been a state historic site but in the last month it has been turned over to the Choctaw Indian...

Jump to full entry

Mar 8, 2009 - Visiting With Brenda And David

We have left Florida after two months in Dade City. On Thursday, we left Dade City around 9 A.M. We drove north on Interstate 75, then west on Interstate 10. We traveled about 380 miles and reached a town near Pensacola, Florida. We were so happy to find fuel in Dade City before we left at $2.09 a gallon. On the road it reached 2.19 a gallon, but still much better than earlier. By the time we reached Mississippi on Friday, we found fuel for $1.81!!! Diesel fuel was the same price as regular gas. It has been a long time since we have seen...

Jump to full entry