Shape Up Junior Ranger!
Contact: Melissa Perez, 601-636-8715
In celebration of National Kids to Parks Week, Vicksburg National Military Park, in partnership with Shape Up Vicksburg, will kick off its new "Shape Up, Junior Ranger!" program at 10:00 a.m. on May 19, 2012 at the Vicksburg National Military Park Visitor Center. Participants will meet in front of the Visitor Center where they will proceed on a 1.25 mile walk and learn why May 19th is such an important day in the history of Vicksburg.
Did You Know?
Vicksburg National Military Park is one of the most heavily monumented parks in the world with over 1330 monuments, markers, tablets, and plaques. The beauty and artistry of its monumentation prompted one Civil War veteran to call Vicksburg National Military Park, "the art park of the world."