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McRaven Tour Home
Hear the fascinating and sometimes eerie stories about the people who once called McRaven home. National Geographic Magazine has called it the "Time Capsule of the South." Explore the architecture of three different periods: Frontier (1797), Empire (1836), and Greek Revival (1849). Follow #McRaven on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and YouTube. History Tours are offered daily: Monday-Saturday from 10:00am and the last tour begins at 4:30pm, on Sunday the first tour begins at 1:00pm and the last tour is offered at 4:30pm. Tours begin every half hour. Haunted Tours are offered every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday night at 7:00 p.m.
and 8:30 p.m.
www.mcraventourhome.com


Also at McRaven

McRaven Tour Home is hosting a Confederate Living History on September 30th from 10:00am to 4:00pm! Come see the grounds of McRaven as they once were during the Civil War, soldiers across the grounds and ladies in dresses. Learn the ways of a Confederate soldier and see how we once lived!

The Old Courthouse Museum
Night at the Museum on September 23rd! Call 601-636-0741 for more information
or visit the museum today!

Night at the Museum is a fundraiser for Vicksburg’s Old Courthouse Museum, which is privately funded. This year, in honor of the 200th anniversary of Mississippi’s statehood, the theme is “Mississippi Before Statehood”.

This year, the event will be held inside to avoid issues with Vicksburg’s unpredictable weather. Priced at only $10 a person, over a period of about forty-five minutes, participants will take a walk through the history of pre-statehood Mississippi via the stories of five historic figures and facts about their particular contributions, location, etc. In character, event presenters will represent:
-Davion a Jesuit priest – St Pierre Mission 1698
-Monsieur de la Tour – overseer of French plantation at Fort St. Pierre 1721
-William Selkrig – small farmer at 3 islands 1778
-Don Manuel Gayoso de Lemos – military governor of
West Florida (fort Nogales) 1790’s
-Tobias Gibson – founder of modern Methodism in this
​ area 1799-1804
Night at the Museum is a great event for the entire family. Whether mildly interested in history or a serious history buff, a tourist or a local, this is a great way to spend a Saturday evening for a great cause.

Old Court House Flea Market
Old Courthouse Flea Market on October 7th

Haunted Vicksburg Tours with Morgan Gates

Haunted Vicksburg Ghost Walk
Come take a walk on the dark side with Haunted Vicksburg’s Ghost Walk! A twelve-block, 90-minute stroll through Vicksburg’s oldest and most haunted neighborhood. The Trail of Tears, antebellum duels, yellow fever epidemics, and a 47-day siege have left old Vicksburg with quite a legacy of “unfinished business” and restless spirits. Tours are Fridays and Saturdays (Mar – Nov) at 8 p.m. We ask that guests arrive by 7:45 p.m.

Haunted Venues Tour
Vicksburg has so many great ghost stories that we couldn’t fit them into one tour. The Haunted VenuesTour is a 10-mile, 90-minute tour where we visit four more of Vicksburg’s haunted neigh. We later learn of a young man who had an early appointment with death, and about a vanishing steamboat and more. Tours are Monday-Thursday at 8 p.m.
We ask that guests arrive by 7:45 p.m.
http://hauntedvicksburg.com
 

Main Street Market Cafe
Lunch is offered Monday - Friday, 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 pm. "Simply Southern, Creatively Cajun." Menu changes daily and seasonally guaranteeing all freshly prepared dishes. Offers hot lunch specials, sandwiches, homemade soups, and crisp garden salads. All come with Betty's delightful biscuits. Outdoor dining available.
 

The Heritage Guild of Vicksburg and Warren County and the Vicksburg Foundation for Historic Preservation are proud to present the Vicksburg Preservation Celebration Weekend!
A Weekend Event Celebrating Historical Preservation in Vicksburg

Saturday, September 30, 2017

9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.:
Tour Catherine’s Palace at 1501 Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard in Vicksburg, Mississippi. Artist Jerry McWilliams will have his Vicksburg Campaign painting “A Crushing Blow” featuring General Grant and the 1839 building as it appeared on July 4, 1863. General Grant, Mr. Christian Fleckenstein and Mrs. Catherine Coccaro will visit with you.
No Charge

4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.:
A Ballet of Vicksburg: “The History of Vicksburg and her River” by River Pointe Dance Academy at the Vicksburg Convention Center. No Charge

5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.:
Social Reception for ballerinas, their families and Y’all, Vicksburg Convention Center
Cash Bar

6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.:
Preservation Banquet dinner with guest speakers Mr. Walt Grayson of Mississippi and Dr. George McDaniel, retired director of 1738 Drayton Hall near Charleston, South Carolina at the Vicksburg Convention Center.
$15.00 dinner ticket required prior purchase by September 27, 2017 (Wednesday)

8:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.:
Concert-Dance by Vicksburg Band, The Chill at the Vicksburg Convention Center.
No charge with cash bar, wine and beer complimentary.

Sunday, October 1, 2017

10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.:
Ecumenical church service by Reverend Beth Palmer, Rector, Church of the Holy Trinity, using historic church liturgy.
900 South Street, Vicksburg, Mississippi.

3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.:
Celebration concert by the Vicksburg Chamber Choir and the Vicksburg Orchestral Society at the Vicksburg Convention Center. In 1982 Church of the Holy Trinity organist and choir master, Mr. David Stokes composed “The God of History” for orchestra and choir at the request of Carol and Lamar McMillin, Jr. Maestro Crafton Beck, composer and conductor of the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra has enlarged the composition for full orchestra and chorus for our Preservation Celebration Concert.
No Charge

5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.:
House Blessing and tour at “Catherine’s Palace” for the Fleckenstein-Cocaro Grocery building and home, 1501 Martin Luther King, Jr. Boulevard with Reverend Beth Palmer and THE VICKSBURG BRASS BAND. No Charge

7:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.:
The Vicksburg Convention Center: The Vicksburg Foundation for Historic Preservation and the Vicksburg and Warren County Heritage Guild Preservation Celebration Dinner with concert and dance by Vicksburg’s Nicholas and Julia Blake (violin and key board). Featured speaker is Dr. George McDaniel of Atlanta, Georgia, Memphis, Tennessee and Charleston, South Carolina. Cash bar with wine and beer complimentary
$15.00 dinner ticket required prior purchase by September 27, 2017 (Wednesday),

Tickets ordered via U.S. Mail should be purchased by September 16, 2017
through mail order with a check payable to:

Gilbraltar Vicksburg, LLC
P.O.Box 820765
Vicksburg, MS 39182

or at the below locations:

The Vicksburg Foundation for Historic Preservation
1107 Washington Street, Vicksburg, MS 39180

River Pointe Dance Academy
3429 Halls Ferry Road, Vicksburg, MS 39180

The Heritage Guild of Vicksburg and Warren County
Walnut Hills Restaurants
1214 Adams Street, Vicksburg, MS 39183

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