Vicksburg National Military Park in Warren County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
A Ton an Hour - USS Cairo
[Caption]- Cairo's boilers burned a ton of coal an hour when the boat was underway.
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° 22.546′ N, 90° 52.003′ 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 A Crew of Immigrants (here, next to this marker); Pilothouse - USS Cairo (here, next to this marker); Capstan - USS Cairo (here, next to this marker); Chimneys - USS Cairo (a few steps from this marker); The Sinking of Cairo (a few steps from this marker); Hog Chains - USS Cairo (a few steps from this marker); Torpedoed & Sunk (a few steps from this marker); Full Steam Ahead! (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Vicksburg National Military Park.
Credits. This page was last revised on November 22, 2017. It was originally submitted on November 22, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 154 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on November 22, 2017, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.