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Mammy’s Cupboard – or at least the “building shaped like a lady with a big skirt” called Mammy’s opened in 1940.

BUT it was CLOSED when we drove there to visit on our retro road trip!

Mammy's Cupboard Natches, MS

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It was a happy coincidence that the Mayflower cafe – oldest restaurant in the capital of Missisippi (Since 1935) was just 2 blocks from our hotel, so we hoofed it over there on a bright sunny morning and had an early lunch of some tasty seafood in this vintage restaurant.
Mayflower Cafe Sign and Exterior

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Built in 1923, beautifully renovated and reopened in 2009 after laying dormant for 40 years, we had the most elegant stay of our trip at the historic King Edward hotel in Jackson, MS (now called the Hilton Garden Inn.)

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