Grand Illumination Event Information
A Grand Illumination will be held on July 3 from 6-10 pm throughout VNMP. Tour road access is at the Clay St. entrance only and limited to motor vehicles. No pedestrians or bicyclists will be allowed during these hours. Click 'More' for further details. More »
The Pennsylvania State Memorial is located at Grant Circle, milepost 4.6. It was erected at a cost of $12,500 and dedicated on March 24, 1906. It consists of a granite shaft placed at the back of an eliptical platform approached by a flight of three steps. Five bronze medallions on the main shaft portray each of the Pennsylvania unit commanders.
Did You Know?
On hearing the news of Vicksburg's surrender, President Lincoln declared, "The Father of Waters again goes unvexed to the sea."