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 »
Vicksburg National Military Park = Visitors, Money and Jobs for Local Economy
Contact: Michael Madell, Superintendent, 601-619-2902
VICKSBURG, MS - A new National Park Service (NPS) report shows that 581,459 visitors in 2010 spent $28,922,000 in Vicksburg National Military Park and in communities near the park. That spending supported 449 jobs in the local area.
Did You Know?
The Union siege lines and Confederate defensive lines were marked during the first decade of the 20th century by many of the veterans who fought at Vicksburg, thus making Vicksburg National Military Park one of the most accurately marked military parks in the world.