Near Delhi in Renville County, Minnesota — The American Midwest (Upper Plains)
The Historic Village of Vicksburg
* Vicksburg was approximately in existence from 1869 until 1878. The small village was located close to the Minnesota River (10 miles south of Renville in Flora Township or a half mile south of this sign). Within the town was a a general store, post office, sawmill, and blacksmith shop. The largest population held 65 people, but soon declined after the Milwaukee Railroad passed through the city of Renville.
Location. 44° 39.92′ N, 95° 13.703′ W. Marker is near Delhi, Minnesota, in Renville County. Marker is on County Road 6 0.1 miles north of County Road 15, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is 4.6 miles north of Delhi. Marker is in this post office area: Renville MN 56284, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Schwandt State Monument (approx. 2.9 miles away); Only Two Survived (approx. 2.9 miles away); A New Life with Family and Friends (approx. 3.2 miles away); Site of Florita Settlement 1886-1912 (approx. 3.3 miles away); A Family's Proud Heritage (approx. 3.7 miles away); The Enestvedt Marker (approx. The Kittelsland Water Wheel (approx. 3.8 miles away); Farther and Gay Castle (approx. 5.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Delhi.
Also see . . .
1. Vicksburg, Minnesota. Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on October 3, 2013.)
2. Vicksburg Cemetery. Cemetery photos on Flickr. (Submitted on October 3, 2013.)
3. Vicksberg - Ghost Town. "At the town site, now a County Park, one can still see the cement slabs where buildings once stood." (Submitted on October 3, 2013.)
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Settlements & Settlers •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 3, 2013, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin. This page has been viewed 367 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on October 3, 2013, by Keith L of Wisconsin Rapids, Wisconsin.