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Old Courthouse Museum

Category: Monuments + Museums

1008 Cherry St, Vicksburg, MS 39183


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Old Courthouse Museum - Reviews from across the web

Give it a shot - user review
My family and I visited the Old Court House Museum on a recent trip to Vicksburg - I read one reviewer say that there is not enough mention of African Americans - this is simply no...

Okay -This is Mississippi - user review
If you are a fan of the Confederacy in the Civil War - this is the place for you. If you are not, I would not suggest you go here. I personally found it distasteful, especiall...

Wow - user review
Awesome collections and historical exhibits. Very enjoyable self guided tour - excellent presentation of many Civil War and antique items! A really awesome Court Room upstairs! ...

It was ok - user review
All that is in there is a museum full of the year of the civil war and there is a court room that you can go in and it is just like a regular court room but there is a limit...

A must for the history student visiting Vicksburg - user review
If you want to see one of the most history filled attractions in Vicksburg (besides the park) you simply must visit this museum. I only thought I had seen all the history and si...

Old Court House Museum - user review
Located on one of the tallest hills in Vicksburg, the court house was built in 1858, primarily with slave labor. During the Civil War, the Stars and Bars of the Confederacy was flown from the top of the building. During the seige of Vicksburg, Union artillery was unable to shell the building because...

a playground like no other - user review
In 1955, this building and its grounds held a special place in a 5 year olds imagination. The terraced hills, a clock that tolled every half hour, and a vista of incredible i...

Old Court House State Museum - user review
In 2003, the musuem will celebrate the bicentennial of the Lousiana Purchase with special exhibits. The museum houses a large collection of outstanding paintings of Clementine Hunter, a slave woman, who has remarkable talent. Her wonderful bright paintings tell of life on the 19th-century plantation...

OldCourthouse Museum Vicksburgms
Confederate flags, including one that was never surrendered, the tie worn by Jefferson Davis at his inauguration as Confederate President, fine portraits, china and silver, exquisite antique furniture, the trophy antlers won by the steamboat Robert E Lee in an 1870 race, antebellum clothing, toys, I...

Old Court House Museum, Vicksburg, MS : Reviews of Old Court House Museum - Yahoo! Travel
Without a doubt, this is Vicksburg's most historic building. An exceptional collection of artifacts and a self-guided tour help tell Vicksburg's story in...

Old Court House Museum - Vicksburg, Mississippi - Southpoint.com
Standing on a high hill overlooking the city, the Old Court House Museum is an impressive structure. With 30-foot Ionic entrance columns, the building contains original iron shutters, doors, and inside stairway. Several Presidents and dignitaries have spoken from the steps, including Zachary Taylor,...

Old Court House Museum Vicksburg | Yelp
The admission is $5 and probably worth it. The Court House Museum is a good way to kill a couple hours in Vicksburg. Make sure you actually read the text in the displays -- I learned a lot of facts about the Civil War, er, uh, I mean, ah, "The War of Northern Aggression." The Court House w...

Deep Fried Kudzu: Old Courthouse Museum, Vicksburg MS
During the battle of Raymond, Miss., in 1863, a minie ball reportedly passed through the reproductive organs of a young lady who was standing on the porch of her nearby home. The story was written 11 years later by Dr. LeGrand G. Capers of Vicksburg for the American Medical Weekly. Capers claimed th...

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