Vicksburg in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Dedication of the Illinois Monument
Vicksburg National Military Park
Sponsored by the City of Vicksburg and The Mississippi Arts Commission
Erected 2005 by the City of Vicksburg Riverfront Mural Committee.
Topics. This historical marker and monument War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is February 21, 1899.
Location. 32° 21.062′ N, 90° 53.034′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker is on Levee Street north of Clay Street, on the left when traveling north. The Vicksburg Riverfront Murals are located on the Yazoo Diversion Canal levee wall. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Levee Street, Vicksburg MS 39183, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Crossing the Mississippi (here, next to this marker); Joseph Biedenharn and the First Bottling of Coca-Cola (here, next to this marker); Washington Street (a few steps from this marker); "New Beginnings & Lasting Legacies" (a few steps from this marker); Teddy Roosevelt Bear Hunt (a few steps from this marker); Sisters of Mercy (a few steps from this marker); Vicksburg Waterfront Circa 1907 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Sultana's Last Voyage (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg.
Also see . . . The Vicksburg Riverfront Mural website. (Submitted on June 1, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 8, 2017. It was originally submitted on June 1, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 715 times since then and 202 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 1, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.