3959 E. Clay Street
Vicksburg, MS 39180
Phone: (601) 634-8438
Fax: (601) 630-0415
3959 E. Clay Street, Vicksburg, MS, US, 39180
- Phone: (601) 634-8438
- Fax: (601) 630-0415
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.
Built for the unmarried daughter of Vicksburg's founder, Newitt Vick, The Martha Vick House, circa 1830, has been carefully restored and furnished as a fine but comfortable home. Elegant 18th and early 19th century antiques and a large collection of fine French paintings are displayed in every room. The house is available for tours. A National Register of Historic Places property recommended by AAA, Exxon Travel, Mobil Travel, Michelin & Smithsonian Travel. The Martha Vick House has been featured in Southern Living and the New York Times.
Oldest building for public assembly in Vicksburg. The Congregation for this historic landmark started in 1828 and construction began in 1839. During the Seige of Vicksburg, services were held here every day. Services are available on Wednesdays and Sundays.
National Register of Historic Places cultural complex comprises the former St. Francis Xavier Convent and Academy. Offers current cultural events and private facility rentals. An affiliate of the Mississippi Museum of Art.
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.
A large presence in the city for more than 100 years, this church contains six of the eleven Tiffany windows in Mississippi and serenity for all. An active member in the Episcopal Church.
Open 7 a.m. til sunset, located on the banks of the Mississippi River. Watch the riverboats go by as you enjoy the features of this park including picnic tables, charcoal grills, playground, walking trail, group pavilion, and restrooms.
On the site of a former Vick family home, eight acres of formal and informal gardens have been lovingly restored for your pleasure. 750 azaleas lead you past 150 year old magnolias which offer shade in this beautiful area.