Things To Know Before You Come
Vicksburg National Military Park is a special place of historical significance and natural beauty. The Visitor Center and USS Cairo Museum offer unique exhibits and artifacts, along with the opportunity to further explore the history of Vicksburg and the Civil War through literature and interpretive media available in the Eastern National Bookstores. Sixteen miles of tour road provide an exceptional view of the monuments and landscape, while walking routes provide hours of exercise enjoyment for the casual stroller or the serious hiker.
Did You Know?
Jefferson Davis served as a United States Congressman, Senator, Secretary of War, and war hero before being called upon to accept the Presidency of the Confederate States.