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    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Pemberton HQ Summer Season

Pemberton HQ

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News Release Date: May 26, 2009
Contact: Tim Kavanaugh, 601-636-1054, X. 2968

Pemberton's Headquarters will be open 9am - 4pm, Fridays and Saturdays for the summer season, from May 29th until August 1st. We have new interpretive displays and house tours will be given at 10am, 11am, 1pm, 2pm and 3pm. Also, there will be interpretive walks of the historic downtown Vicksburg from Pemberton's Headquarters at 10:30am and 2:00pm.

 

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

President Abraham Lincoln, in speaking of Vicksburg's importance, is reputed to have stated early during the Civil War, "See what a lot of land these fellows hold, of which Vicksburg is the key, the war can never be brought to a close until that key is in our pocket."