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Natchez Eola Hotel - Natchez, Mississippi
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The 1900s saw Natchez once again as a glittering playground for wealthier visitors. One entrepreneur, a Mr. Isodore Levy, saw the need for a great hotel similar to those in Europe here in Natchez. He called in the prestigious firm of Weiss, Dreyfous, and Seiferth. Charles E Weiss designed the building to last for the ages. He made seven stories, the tallest building in Natchez-it still is. He gave it a European opulence it still maintains. No expense was spared. When it was completed it was named in “Eola” in memory of the Levy’s pretty 16-year-old daughter who did not live to see her magnificence namesake. In July 1927, The Natchez Eola opened to rave reviews in local and out of town newspapers...read more »
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Driskill Hotel Austin Texas
When a young high roller from Tennessee named Jesse Driskill came to Austin in 1869, the city was on it way to being a metropolis. Driskill had already made and lost one fortune during the Civil War. The young Irishman, who held the honorary rank of Colonel, had furnished cattle to the Confederate Army and the Texas Rangers. Unfortunately, he had been paid in Confederate money so by the end of the war, he had no money and no cattle...read more »
Cedar Grove Inn Vicksburg Mississippi
Cedar Grove is a buff-colored Greek revival-style home. Galleries and columns grace both front and back. I approached it with my rolling suitcase bumping along the brick path from the back parking lot and circling the swimming pool. It felt warm and welcoming. Nothing like what you expect in a haunted house. Yet the history of this Vicksburg home is a series of fabulous highs and devastating lows. It survived Vicksburg’s darkest hours and has the scars to prove it. This cheerful sunny façade is home to many souls who have lived through both personal and national tragedies.
Cedar Grove was never a working plantation; rather it was a showplace; a gift from a loving husband to his young bride. It is an elaborate token of a love story that stood the test of time and remains a marker in Vicksburg’s turbulent history...read more »