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So unpretentious

Drive through here often on the way from New Orleans to Natchez. It is a really pretty town with... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
RonWamberal
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Sydney, Australia
So much to offer

See the Windsor Ruins and the Port Gibson Military Park. An afternoon of interesting stuff to do... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2018
926tammyh
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Reviewed 15 October 2018

Drive through here often on the way from New Orleans to Natchez. It is a really pretty town with lovely old buildings and homes with lovely gardens but no fences.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank RonWamberal
Reviewed 23 August 2018 via mobile

I would go there again for a visit for they are very accommodating to people who want to find records of their family. The building was of special importance to me because my husbands great great grandfather was the probate judge of Port Gibson Mississippi....More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Mary Ellen C
Reviewed 21 August 2018

Beautiful testimony to God. This golden hand points to the sky. It is a wonderful display of the one of the many historical facts in this city that was to beautiful to burn.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Darlena J
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

See the Windsor Ruins and the Port Gibson Military Park. An afternoon of interesting stuff to do for only $4! Port Gibson Military Park has many outbuildings and interesting artifacts. Climb the observation tower, the view is worth it! Then drive out to Windsor ruins....More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank 926tammyh
Reviewed 17 December 2017 via mobile

If in the area, stop by and spend some time exploring this charming little town. Port Gibson played a huge roll in the Vicksburg Campaign itself and Grant said the town was “to beautiful to burn.” Enjoy stopping at some local shoes and have lunch...More

Date of experience: April 2017
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Reviewed 26 November 2017

We made a point of getting off the Trace to visit Port Gibson after reading that Grant had called the town "too beautiful to burn". Sadly there is not much left to recommend the town. You can see the shadows of what must have once...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Teresa B
Reviewed 10 June 2017 via mobile

Natchez Trace was amazing, but getting off in Port Gibson was a mistake. Had to pee on the side of the road. There are no bathrooms from Port Gibson to Vicksburg. Scary town. Hate to see all the old homes ruined and now in bad...More

Date of experience: February 2017
2  Thank 831melissah
Reviewed 13 April 2017

It's cute little town and has a lot of historic houses. Remind me of Georgia town street! Oak trees falling shady on the street and it was beautiful day when we went there..

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank lsutiger54
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

After touring the Windsor Ruins I was expecting Port Gibson to be another charming antebellum town like Natchez & Vicksburg. I was wrong. I drove through the shabby center of town with its abandoned store fronts looking for signs of life & found none. Not...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank jeant831
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Some treasures - lots of preservation work to be done. Some nice Greek Revival houses, cast iron fences, and a remarkable synagogue - Moorish influences and a 1891 shingle style church, take a quick walk though historic courthouse it had nice restoration

Date of experience: March 2017
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