Pemberton HQ Summer Season
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?
Thomas O. Selfridge, captain of the USS Cairo, commanded three boats which sank during the war. Each began with the letter "C"-Cumberland, Cairo, and Conestoga. The coincidence was noted after the Conestoga sank, and Selfridge was assigned to the USS Osage, which survived to the end of the war.