The Story Behind This Mississippi Plantation Spans More Than 200 Years And Two Continents
Some of the state’s most historic sites are also the most inconspicuous, and that’s exactly the case with Prospect Hill Plantation. At first glance, the historic home looks like just that – an old house. However, the home, which dates back to the 1850s, has an interesting story, which involves a prominent Mississippi family, hundreds of slaves, and a long journey to Africa.
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Though Daniella was born in New York and has lived in a couple of other states, Mississippi has been her home for the past 25 years. After graduating from the University of Southern Mississippi, Daniella began to hone her writing skills through various internships, working for The Royal Obsession and Anatomie clothing. In the years since, she’s had the privilege of having her articles appear in several publications, such as Parents & Kids Magazine and Girl Meets Strong. She’s also had the honor of interviewing actress Sela Ward for The Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience.
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