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This place is really nice!

There are a combination of things to do here, including a small museum, a loop drive to see viewing... read more

Reviewed April 13, 2019
Vince M
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Fort Worth, Texas
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Impromptu stop on the trip between Natchez and Vicksburg

A historical gem. Wandered upon it, by accident, directed by signs on Hwy 61. Well worth the stop... read more

Reviewed December 24, 2018
N6687EOjulies
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Slidell, Louisiana
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Visit the forts, cemetery, observation tower and restored buildings that comprise this 400-acre park, the historic site of the shelling of Confederate forts by Union ironclad gunboats.
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12006 Grand Gulf Rd, Port Gibson, MS 39150-4549
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Grand Gulf hoping to glean some info about the Civil War battle fought in the area. Right off the bat, the person behind the counter told us she didn't know anything about that and wasn't interested in history. She was very friendly...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Beachlover1949
Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

We were scheduled to stay here for three nights with several other coaches and campers. In their defense, when asked about flooding, they said it was recently previously flooded but had receded. They did advise us to bring a lot of insect repellent. There is...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank Russ L
Reviewed April 13, 2019 via mobile

There are a combination of things to do here, including a small museum, a loop drive to see viewing tower and town cemetery, and several buildings, both historic and not. We camped here and got to enjoy the place for 3 days. The cemetery is...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Vince M
Reviewed December 25, 2018

The staff were friendly and the place was well maintained, with lots of exhibits and artifacts. It is small, but worth the $4.00 per adult.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 24, 2018 via mobile

A historical gem. Wandered upon it, by accident, directed by signs on Hwy 61. Well worth the stop. Civil War Museum on property. Nominal charge for self guided tour of the property. We we're greeted and directed by a very pleasant woman who showed us...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank N6687EOjulies
Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

We visited the park on sept 2nd 2018. The staff in the visitors center was very knowledgeable, helpful and friendly. There are some cool things here to see. We came to see the Civil War history of the area and I was disappointed to see...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank jamesmS2090UN
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

This is a very neat site with out buildings to tour and a well established museum. Shelley was very kind and helpful. We will most likely come back.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank TSchae
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

A wonderful place to see the civil war relics that came from the battlefields from the war. There were some great pictures of people and places that were inside the building and you can buy maps and post cards to remember what this city went...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mary Ellen C
Reviewed July 23, 2018

4 of us stayed here on our vacation up the Natchez Trace. Museum entrance is included in the low ($23) campground fee. Small, hilly campground with excellent hookups and friendly, knowledgeable folks. It's a far way from town, so come prepared. Gate code for nighttime...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Bonnie W
Reviewed June 9, 2018 via mobile

This is a smaller military park but lovely and worth the stop! Nominal fee to enter museum and drive the loop. They have a neat museum with civil war artifacts and other local bits and pieces. Even some Dino bones! Enjoyed stepping into the old...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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kccode1
June 11, 2019|
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Response from Beachlover1949 | Reviewed this property |
I have no idea. When we were there, there was a woman in the museum who was a full-time employee and seemed to be very involved with the camping area. Also when we were there, the Mississippi River had been over one of the... More
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Several people showed up in RV's when we were there. There's a very small parking lot when you first turn in, but the staff was very friendly and came out to direct people on where they SHOULD park if in an RV...
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