Memorial Day Weekend Concert Information
VNMP is hosting 3 outdoor concerts at the Clay Street Visitor Center, May 24, 25, & 26. The VC parking lot will close at 5:00pm those days and NO on-site parking will be allowed. Click 'More' for detailed parking information. More »
The Arkansas State Memorial is located approximately .1 mile south of Old Graveyard Road on Confederate Avenue. The memorial was erected in 1954 by McNeel Company of Marietta, GA and dedicated on August 2, 1954. The cost of $50,000 was appropriated by the State of Arkansas. Fabricated of Mount Airy North Carolina Marble it bears the inscription: "To the Arkansas Confederate Soldiers and Sailors, a part of a nation divided by the sword and reunited at the altar of faith."
Did You Know?
Vicksburg National Cemetery is the largest internment of Civil War dead in the nation. It is the burial place for nearly 17,000 Union soldiers.