with a long history and home of the Natchez Trace,
an overland route used by traders from the Ohio Valley,
and an important place in the U S Civil War history.
Laissez les Bon Ton Roulez! (Come and party-not literal tranlation)
A grand celebration of Mardi Gras is here,
and a good time is enjoyed by all, have no fear;
but it's a quiet City for most of the year,
a center of commerce for the farms that are near.
Top: The mighty Mississippi
Middle: One of the historic homes
Bottom: A nearby farm