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Address: Near Mud Island River Park, Memphis, TN
Phone Number: 901-454-5600
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Wonderful reflective morning

I really felt at peace in this park across from the front courtyard of our hotel. Composed mostly of dog walkers and joggers one can feel completely safe. I could not get enough... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Patty L
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Nashville, Tennessee

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Nashville, Tennessee
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585 reviews
198 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I really felt at peace in this park across from the front courtyard of our hotel. Composed mostly of dog walkers and joggers one can feel completely safe. I could not get enough of the historical markers and statues that adorn this most peaceful place. Walking to the back of the park, you will get wonderful views of the river,... More 

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Thank Patty L
Branson, Missouri
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17 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Once you find the parking (metered on the south side of the park) it's a nice little spot has a nice view of the river and some cool history.

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Thank TaylorPettit
Mississippi
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79 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

a nice park to see the remnant's of a Historical event that happened for us to learn from. History is what happened in the past, and Should NOT be Forgotten or Erased, but Learned from.

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1 Thank RileygirlMississippi
Columbia, South Carolina
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1,348 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 553 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015

nice little park with cannons paying tribute to the past. quiet, with benches. relaxing place to just sit and watch

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Thank jlantern3
Germantown, Tennessee
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83 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015

I visited the park during a walking tour. Seemed sort of depressing - war canons on display and a statue from a bygone era - perhaps better put in a museum. There were a lot of squirrels there! LOL

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Thank Loren555
Boston
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015 via mobile

The park has several historical markers, Civil War cannons, and a large statue of Jefferson Davis. The park has been renamed by well intended but rather ignorant city leaders in the hopes that they can erase a piece of American history and do something more politically correct. Of course, it won't work, but the sad deconstruction continues. Glad I saw... More 

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4 Thank Swampscott
Waterloo Ontario
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149 reviews
70 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

This park overlooking Mud Island has two plaques, one dedicated as the Confederation Park and the other as Jefferson Davis Park. I was surprised to find this tranquil oasis just across the street from our hotel as we walked down toThe Beale Street Landing. A few benches, a few cannons and a great view of the Mississippi.

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Thank Aegiss1
Phoenix, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Confederate Park gives you a glimpse into a small, but major part, of the history of our country!! Truly a great place to see first-hand and walk where the sliders walked!

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Thank Kandy A
Garland, Texas
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53 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Be sure and take a stroll through Confederate Park. Or take a buggy ride and have your driver take you through the park. Only two Civil War battles were fought on the ground in Memphis and they were short ones. The Mississippi River tells quite a different story. It was very active during the Civil War. A lot of history... More 

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Thank JohnaArmistead
memphis
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8 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

The name of this park is now Memphis Park. It has thankfully been renamed. It's a great little urban park. Good place to take in the view.

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