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1008 Cherry St., Vicksburg, MS, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 32° 21' 7.8444", -90° 52' 43.2228"
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Founded 1820 and named for the Rev. Newitt Vick. Was originally site of Spanish Ft. Nogales. Later was U.S. Ft. McHenry. On July 4, 1863 the city surrendered to Gen. Grant.

Last updated: 6/9/2016 14:35:13

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For more info visit the Old Courthouse Museum in Vicksburg.
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