• View from Battery DeGolyer

    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

Physical / Mobility

For Those With Mobility Impairments: All visitor facilities at Vicksburg NMP are handicapped accessible, and handicapped parking spaces are designated in the lots at the Clay Street Visitor Center and the USS Cairo Exhibit. Visitors must display the appropriate handicapped hang tag and/or license plate. There are 15 designated tours stops along the park road, each with a pull-off for vehicle parking, allowing partial accessibility to various wayside plaques and monuments.

Park Buildings: The Clay Street Visitor Center and USS Cairo exhibit and museum are fully accessible. Restrooms are located outside each building in the attached breezeways

 
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Entrance ramp to the USS Cairo Museum
NPS Photo

Did You Know?

USS Cairo ca. 1862

The USS Cairo was only in service for 11 months before making history as the first U.S. marine vessel to be sunk by an electronically detonated mine.