100 Berryman Road
Vicksburg, MS 39180
Phone: (601) 638-2290
Fax: (601) 638-2275
One of the most significant battles in the American Civil War was the Siege of Vicksburg in 1863. A trip to the Vicksburg National Military Park helps one gain an insight into the intricacies of the battle and showcases artifacts and monuments of the war. The Vicksburg National Cemetery also lies within the park.
Located in Vicksburg's oldest neighborhood, George Washington Ball House is a 19th-century edifice. Visitors can explore the house by taking a guided tour.
Founded since 1906, Vicksburg Public Library is known for treasuring hundreds of books. This library houses a variety of books, audio books, digital books, CDs, DVDs and other collectibles for its members. It regularly hosts special educational programs like Cyber Fair and Homework Help, for the enthusiastic kids.
Downtown Vicksburg is the place where the cities rich history resides. The downtown area is flanked with retail shops, restaurants, market areas, museums, galleries, antique shops, and many attractions.
Yesterday's Children: An Antique Doll & Toy Museum is a unique museum dedicated to doll and toys enthusiasts. The collection at the museum features over 1,000 dolls from 1843 till date.
Catfish Row Children's Art Park is a beautiful park located in Vicksburg. The park features play areas, garden, walking trail, splash fountain, children's art and murals.
Located inside the Vicksburg National Military Park, the Vicksburg National Cemetery holds the interred remains of the martyrs of the Civil War. After touring the Military Park, a walk through the cemetery makes one realize the sacrifice of these brave soldiers.
Vicksburg Bridge is a crossing for the vehicles overs the northern end of Mississippi river in Louisiana. Its cantilever designs allows vehicles across the Interstate 20 and U.S. Route 80.
Saint Mark's Episcopal Church is a historic landmark in Raymond and features on the National Register of Historic Places. It was constructed in 1854 and its architectural characteristics are that of quintessential Greek Revival and Gothic Revival styles including the white facade and stained-glass windows.