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Address: Near Mud Island River Park, Memphis, TN
Phone Number: 901-454-5600
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nice little park with cannons paying tribute to the past. quiet, with benches. relaxing place to just sit and watch

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Columbia, South Carolina

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Columbia, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank jlantern3
Germantown, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 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

Thank Loren555
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7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

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 

1 Thank Swampscott
Waterloo Ontario
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 81 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.

Thank Aegiss1
Phoenix, Arizona
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52 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 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!

Thank Kandy A
Garland, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 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 

Thank JohnaArmistead
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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.

1 Thank localdinerMemphis
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Sad they felt the need to rename this park that was to be a tribute to history. The park is nice, with a lovely view of the bridges and the river. Would be a nice place to run as well.

3 Thank WhitO5214
Memphis, Tennessee
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013 via mobile

If you really want to know about what happened in this area at that time in our southern history a great place to get a glimpse of the past.

1 Thank rick b b
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66 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013 via mobile

Very beautiful park with lots of walking/running areas which makes it easy for sightseeing or locals running. Overlooking the Mississippi River and the river boats, lighted in the evenings and it is a short trolley ride away from downtown.

1 Thank hott24girl

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