Local Attractions

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Vicksburg National Military Park

Vicksburg National Military Park is a special place of historical significance and natural beauty. The Visitor Center and USS Cairo Museum offer unique exhibits and artifacts, along with the opportunity to further explore the history of Vicksburg and the Civil War through literature and interpretive media available in the Eastern National Bookstores. Sixteen miles of tour road provide an exceptional view of the monuments and landscape, while walking routes provide hours of exercise enjoyment for the casual stroller or the serious hiker.  For more information http://www.nps.gov/vick/index.htm

 

 

 

mississippi-vicksburg-courthouse-museumOld Court House Museum

Confederate flags, including one that was never surrendered, the tie worn by Jefferson Davis at his inauguration as Confederate President, fine portraits, china and silver, exquisite antique furniture, the trophy antlers won by the steamboat Robert E Lee in an 1870 race, antebellum clothing, toys, Indian and pioneer implements, and an original Teddy Bear given to a local child by Theodore Roosevelt are just a few of the thousands of artifacts which are housed in the Old Warren County Court House Museum- Eva W. Davis Memorial.

The Old Warren County Court House, built in 1858, stands today as Vicksburg’s most historic structure and has hosted such guests and speakers as Jefferson Davis, Ulysses S. Grant, Booker T. Washington, Teddy Roosevelt, and William McKinley. Won’t you visit us too?  For more information http://oldcourthouse.org/

 

Riverfront MuralsRiverfront Murals

On April 12, 2002, the City of Vicksburg unveiled its first riverfront mural by renowned artist Robert Dafford.  The electricity of this project spread across the South and up and down the Mississippi River.

The panels of the Vicksburg floodwall are the canvas capturing the City of Vicksburg’s crucial past, present and future roles in American history, commerce, culture, religion, and technology.  For more information http://www.riverfrontmurals.com/

Antebellum Homes:

Cedar Grove http://www.cedargroveinn.com/

Ahern’s Belle of the Bends http://www.belleofthebends.com/

Anchua http://www.anchuca.com/

Duff Green Mansion http://www.duffgreenmansion.com/

Baer House http://www.baerhouseinn.ms/

The Corners http://www.thecorners.com/

Annabelle http://www.annabellebnb.com/

The McNutt House http://themcnutthouse.com/