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 »
North Carolina Memorial
The North Carolina State Memorial is located on Confederate Avenue outside of Vicksburg National Military Park on former park property in the City of Vicksburg, approximately 0.1 mile south of the junction with Hall's Ferry Road. The memorial was cut from Stone Mountain (GA) granite and sculpted by Aristide B. Cianfarani. It was erected in 1924 and dedicated on May 18,1925. The total cost was $2750 funded by the State of North Carolina.
Did You Know?
Jefferson Davis served as a United States Congressman, Senator, Secretary of War, and war hero before being called upon to accept the Presidency of the Confederate States.