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Port Gibson, Mississippi

Highway 61, Port Gibson, MS 39150
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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
Tammy H
via mobile
Charming little town

If in the area, stop by and spend some time exploring this charming little town. Port Gibson... read more

Reviewed 17 December 2017
JHChicago2014
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Chicago, Illinois
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“windsor ruins” (5 reviews)
“military park” (2 reviews)
“grant” (3 reviews)
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Highway 61, Port Gibson, MS 39150
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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

1  Thank Tammy H
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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

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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

1  Thank Teresa B
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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

2  Thank Melissa H
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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..

Thank lsutiger54
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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

Thank jeant831
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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

Thank pb1972
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Reviewed 18 March 2017

The TOWN and BUSINESS OWNERS need to step up and renovate / BEAUTIFY the BUSINESS area of town. The eateries( which are few ) are run down and have transients LOITER ING outside which keeps VISITORS away. The ONLY SAFE areas to eat appear to...More

Thank James H
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Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

A very picturesque town. Good opportunities for photos. Extremely nice people. Great place to visit.

1  Thank Tim G
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Reviewed 4 December 2016

So many cities have their finest days long gone. This is one of them, sadly. There are many interesting buildings, but it does feel somewhat abandoned.

Thank Elkabelka
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