Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art: Mad Potter Collection and More

Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art: Mad Potter Collection and More

Some people called him eccentric. Others claimed he was downright crazy. George Ohr was a talented potter. But with his brash mannerisms and mustache so long he tied it together behind his head, he became known as “The Mad Potter.” Today, along the Gulf Coast in Biloxi, Mississippi, Ohr has an entire art museum named for him, the Ohr-O’Keefe Museum of Art.

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Gulf Coast Gator Ranch: Exploring the Swamp in an Airboat

Gulf Coast Gator Ranch: Exploring the Swamp in an Airboat

Last winter we spent several weeks exploring the Alabama and Mississippi Gulf Coast. During our stay, our daughter Tricia flew down to join us for a few days. She had just one request: a swamp tour in an airboat. We found exactly that at the Gulf Coast Gator Ranch & Airboat Swamp Tours in Moss Point, Mississippi.

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21 Mississippi Gulf Coast Things to Do in Winter

21 Mississippi Gulf Coast Things to Do in Winter

Last winter we spent several weeks exploring Mississippi’s coast, from the Alabama border on the east to Louisiana on the west. Although the area experienced cooler weather than normal, we never wanted for things to do. Here are 21 Mississippi Gulf Coast places to go and things to do, no matter what the temperature.

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Old Abilene Town Recalls Wild West Days

Old Abilene Town Recalls Wild West Days

Abilene, Kansas, was the first of the cow towns in the Wild West. Today, Old Abilene Town recreates those days with buildings that simulate the 1870s Abilene and museums that tell the history of the Chisholm trail, cattle drives, and Abilene life in the days of Wild Bill Hickok.

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