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The Old Vicksburg Court House  
   

The Old Vicksburg Court House

The Old Vicksburg Courthouse was built in 1858 is now a museum. This building stands on one of the highest hills in Vicksburg, dominating the Vicksburg skyline. A local planter, Jefferson Davis, launched his political career and from the clock tower. Union troops raised the Stars and Stripes on July 4th, 1863 signifying the end of the 47 day siege.
WESTWARD HO !!

May 6th 2011
Well, after spending last summer at home and sharing time with family we decided to head west again this summer to see family, friends, and do a little sightseeing and fishing. Our first stop was Vicksburg , Mississippi to visit the beautiful town and tour the Vicksburg National Military Park commemorating the "Siege of Vicksburg" during the American Civil War. This National Military Park ramb ... read more
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