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    Vicksburg

    National Military Park Mississippi

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  • Union Avenue Road Closure - Tuesday, September 16, 2014

    Union Avenue will be closed to all activities (walking, biking, jogging, and vehicle tours) between the Memorial Arch and Pemberton Avenue beginning at 6:30 a.m., and remained closed until hazardous tree removal work in the area is completed.

Volunteer

Living History Program

Living History Program

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Volunteers are an essential part of the Vicksburg National Military Park mission and programs. Each year, students from 12-18 are recruited to help with the summer Living History Program, providing hours of enjoyment to visitors with its numerous demonstrations and interpretive programs.

 
Park Day 2009

Park Day 2009

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During the Civil War Preservation Trust's annual Park Day each April, volunteers of all ages are welcome to come and provide assistance with painting, grounds maintenance, and monument preservation.
 
Additional volunteer activities include providing visitor information, Boy Scout trail maintenance, Memorial Day activities, and many other special events.
 
Memorial Day Volunteers
Memorial Day Volunteers
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NPS Volunteers-in-Parks Program

NPS Volunteers-in-Parks Program

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For information on volunteering at Vicksburg National Military Park, please call 601-636-0583.

For more information on volunteering throughout the National Park Service, please check the website at:

Volunteers-in-Parks (VIP)

Did You Know?

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.