Historic Site in Vicksburg

Vicksburg National Military Park

Vicksburg National Military Park

Vicksburg controlled access to the Mississippi River, and its seizure was one of the turning points of the Civil War. A 16-mile driving tour passes historic markers explaining battle scenarios and key events from...

Museum in Vicksburg

Lower Mississippi River Museum

Downtown Vicksburg's pride and joy is this low-key museum, which delves into such topics as the famed 1927 flood and the Army Corps of Engineers, who have managed the river since the 18th century. Kids will enjoy...

Ruins in Vicksburg

Margaret's Grocery and Market

Once, this was a country store owned and operated by the Reverend HD Dennis and Margaret Rogers Dennis. HD promised Margaret that he would turn the store into a place of pilgrimage if she marred him. She agreed,...