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Great history

This is a very neat site with out buildings to tour and a well established museum. Shelley was very... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
TSchae
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Foxworth, Mississippi
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Ancestry

A wonderful place to see the civil war relics that came from the battlefields from the war. There... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2018
Mary Ellen C
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Visit the forts, cemetery, observation tower and restored buildings that comprise this 400-acre park, the historic site of the shelling of Confederate forts by Union ironclad gunboats.
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12006 Grand Gulf Rd, Port Gibson, MS 39150-4549
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+1 601-437-5911
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Interesting and detailed museum should be taken in before the up to 2 mile drive or walk along some interesting sites. Lovely old Church, Spanish style house and many detailed info boards explaining the happenings during the Battle for Vicksburg. Lovely day when I visited,...More

3  Thank _wrowlanda
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Reviewed 13 June 2013

I planned my trip with alot of reading. Thought there would be a Port Gibson Military Park...but there was none. Only Grand Gulf, which wasnt so grand, but was there, unlike the Battle of Port Gibson. Went to Wintergreen Cemetary in Port Gibson to seek...More

2  Thank Kimo688889
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Reviewed 5 September 2018 via mobile

We visited the park on sept 2nd 2018. The staff in the visitors center was very knowledgeable, helpful and friendly. There are some cool things here to see. We came to see the Civil War history of the area and I was disappointed to see...More

1  Thank James M
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

This is a very neat site with out buildings to tour and a well established museum. Shelley was very kind and helpful. We will most likely come back.

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Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

A wonderful place to see the civil war relics that came from the battlefields from the war. There were some great pictures of people and places that were inside the building and you can buy maps and post cards to remember what this city went...More

Thank Mary Ellen C
Reviewed 24 July 2018

4 of us stayed here on our vacation up the Natchez Trace. Museum entrance is included in the low ($23) campground fee. Small, hilly campground with excellent hookups and friendly, knowledgeable folks. It's a far way from town, so come prepared. Gate code for nighttime...More

Thank Bonnie W
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

This is a smaller military park but lovely and worth the stop! Nominal fee to enter museum and drive the loop. They have a neat museum with civil war artifacts and other local bits and pieces. Even some Dino bones! Enjoyed stepping into the old...More

3  Thank Nicolette A
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

See antique vehicles including a civil war ambulance, walk through an old cemetery, climb an observation tower, and stand in a jail cell! A great outing for only $4. A wonderful value!

Thank 926tammyh
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Great RV camping also! Very nice! Lots of wildlife! Nice restrooms! Great staff! Picture perfect! Pack a lunch!

Thank 1972disa
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

We camped here and my rating is not for the camp but for a visit to the park. There is a museum with lots of artifacts and nice staff to help you out. After perusing the museum we walked out and viewed the various buildings...More

Thank FulltimeRVTraveler
Reviewed 4 March 2018

The lay out is a bit strange, upper loop and lower loop, definitely not good for people needing to use the bath house. IT is close to a civil war iron side boat, a great restoration, and the travel along the Mississippi is very interesting.

Thank C L
Reviewed 12 January 2018

I have visited the park since I was little, I am 63 ! It is beautiful, not just Civil War, so much to see so plan a whole day but bring your lunch and enjoy a peaceful lunch at one of the many picnic tables....More

1  Thank CRMay
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Several people showed up in RV's when we were there. There's a very small parking lot when you first turn in, but the staff was very friendly and came out to direct people on where they SHOULD park if in an RV...
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