2021 Living History Events:
All events are free to the public. Due to the ongoing pandemic, living history demonstrations may require visitors to sign up. Please dress for the elements as most programs take place outside. Continue to check back frequently as we add new events.
The King of Battle (Cannon Demonstrations):
Every Saturday and Sunday:
Firing Demonstrations at 10AM, 11AM, 1PM & 2PM.
Experience the power and learn from the crew who fire a reproduction 12lb Napoleon Cannons. All programs will be at the Visitor Center.
Want to learn more about what it takes to fire Civil War artillery pieces?
The Soldiers' Experience (Musket Demonstrations):
Every Tuesday and Thursday:
The smell of powder, the crack of a musket. Come see our living historians demonstrate civil war musket drills and learn about the soldiers who carried these weapons into battle.
Learn about Firing a Civil War Musket.
Living History Events:July 3-4 2021: The 158th Anniversary of the Surrender of Vicksburg.
The park cannon detachment will present daily artillery demonstrations at 10:00 am, 11:00 am, 1:00 pm, and 2:00 pm on both Saturday July 3 and Sunday July 4 at Tour Stop #1 on the park tour road.
Last updated: December 3, 2021