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JAY SOWERS / THE NATCHEZ DEMOCRAT — Jennifer Berry, center, takes a photograph of Jan, left, and Tammy Donelson as the couple sat at the base of a live oak tree during the annual Pioneer Day encampment at Historic Jefferson College in Natchez on Saturday morning.
JAY SOWERS / THE NATCHEZ DEMOCRAT — Jennifer Berry, center, takes a photograph of Jan, left, and Tammy Donelson as the couple sat at the base of a live oak tree during the annual Pioneer Day encampment at Historic Jefferson College in Natchez on Saturday morning.

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Blast from the past: Locals get glimpse of life in the 1800s

Published 12:08am Sunday, April 14, 2013

 

Jay Sowers / The Natchez Democrat — Re-enactor John W. Fisher, center, holds a bottle of essence of peppermint for Tate Breithaupt, 7, to smell during the annual Pioneer Day encampment at Historic Jefferson College in Natchez on Saturday morning. Fisher brought a collection of medicines that were the best available in the 1800's.
Jay Sowers / The Natchez Democrat — Re-enactor John W. Fisher, center, holds a bottle of essence of peppermint for Tate Breithaupt, 7, to smell during the annual Pioneer Day encampment at Historic Jefferson College in Natchez on Saturday morning. Fisher brought a collection of medicines that were the best available in the 1800s.
Jay Sowers / The Natchez Democrat — Re-enactor Angle Stahr reads a book about the Natchez Trace Parkway while sitting under a live oak tree.
Jay Sowers / The Natchez Democrat — Re-enactor Angle Stahr reads a book about the Natchez Trace Parkway while sitting under a live oak tree.