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Clarksdale Crossroads
Clarksdale, Mississippi

Clarksdale Crossroads

Giant novelty guitars now mark the spot where Robert Johnson is said to have sold his soul to the devil.
34.1984, -90.5531
New Orleans, Louisiana

Fort Pike

Once defending the city of New Orleans from invasion by sea, this fort faces an uncertain future.
30.1661, -89.7369
New Orleans, Louisiana

National World War II Museum

Formerly known as National D-Day Museum, this collection commemorates the battle of Normandy and WWII.
29.9430, -90.0704
Portraits of Napoleon decorate the bar named in his honour.
New Orleans, Louisiana

Napoleon House

A 200-year-old building in the French Quarter that was to be Napoleon's home in the New World.
29.9558, -90.0653
The building stands almost exactly as it did 200 years ago, inside and out, with expansions for an upstairs cafe and restaurant
New Orleans, Louisiana

Jean Lafitte's Old Absinthe House

A 200-year-old bar in the historic French Quarter refuses to give up its place in history, nor its role in securing ours.
29.9554, -90.0684
New Orleans, Louisiana

The Absinthe Museum

Introducing the Green Fairy to her fawning masses.
29.9593, -90.0641
Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop
New Orleans, Louisiana

Lafitte's Blacksmith Shop

The oldest structure used as a bar in the United States.
29.9606, -90.0639
First person view of the bridge
Ponchatoula, Louisiana

Manchac Swamp Bridge

The second longest water bridge in the world, constructed over a supposedly haunted swamp in Louisiana.
30.2856, -90.4017
Windsor Ruins
Claiborne County, Mississippi

Windsor Ruins

An eerie and beautiful group of columns mark the site of a grand mansion lost to time and fire.
31.9409, -91.1295
The Emerald Mound
Natchez, Mississippi

The Emerald Mound

The second-largest ceremonial mound in the United States is an artificial hill that is loosely shaped like a pentagram.
31.6360, -91.2471
Mike the Tiger looking all cute and stuff!
Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Mike the Tiger

The LSU mascot lived on the college campus in one of the most impressive tiger habitats in the country.
30.4145, -91.1783
The Myrtles Plantation
St. Francisville, Louisiana

The Myrtles Plantation

Supposedly one of the "most haunted homes in America," it has real and very dark history.
30.7965, -91.3846
Cottage Plantation Slave Cabins
St. Francisville, Louisiana

Cottage Plantation

Anyone looking to get away to a startlingly intact relic from the antebellum South need look no further than this plantation B&B.
30.8563, -91.3628
St. Francisville, Louisiana

Angola Prison Rodeo

A Rodeo for Prisoners.
30.9407, -91.5693
Grace Episcopal Church
St. Francisville, Louisiana

The Day the Civil War Stopped

Each year one Louisiana town remembers a brief Civil War truce inspired by Masonic brotherhood.
30.7764, -91.3869
Nottoway Plantation House
White Castle, Louisiana

Nottoway Plantation House

Despite its troubled legacy, this grand Southern plantation estate still stands a living monument of the South of the past.
30.1826, -91.1704
Still Waters Run Deceptively Deep
Erath, Louisiana

Lake Peigneur

A miscalculation turns a very shallow freshwater lake into a very deep saltwater lake.
29.9780, -91.9849
Burning on land and from the heavens
Lutcher, Louisiana

Bonfires on the Levee for Papa Noel

Cajun style Christmas on the river involves sky-high pyres and explosives.
30.0380, -90.6937
Mammy's Cupboard
Natchez, Mississippi

Mammy's Cupboard

This racially troublesome eatery thought a new coat of paint could erase its offensive connotations.
31.5346, -91.3937