Vicksburg National Military Park in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Paddle Wheel - USS Cairo
The paddle wheel churned within a well near the back of the boat.
Erected by National Park Service, Department of the Interior.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels.
Location. 32° 22.565′ N, 90° 51.989′ W. Marker is in Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi, in Warren County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Union Avenue and Confederate Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Union Avenue, 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. Steering an Ironclad - USS Cairo (here, next to this marker); Officers' Quarters - USS Cairo (here, next to this marker); Wheelhouse - USS Cairo The USS Cairo (a few steps from this marker); U.S.S. Cairo Engine and Boilers (within shouting distance of this marker); Full Steam Ahead! (within shouting distance of this marker); The Skylights (within shouting distance of this marker); Hog Chains - USS Cairo (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on the USS Cairo. (Submitted on November 20, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
Additional keywords. Paddle Wheel - USS Cairo
Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2017. It was originally submitted on November 20, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 219 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 20, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.