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Port Hudson State Historic Site, Jackson

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4.3/5 based on 35+ reviews on the web
Port Hudson State Historic Site is located in Jackson. Put Port Hudson State Historic Site on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Jackson travel itinerary planner.
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  • Interesting tour and museum. Surrendered 3 days after Vicksburg fell as there was no point in defending one spot on the river. Their stand and surrender saved the plantation homes and towns in the are...  read more »
  • Port Hudson is the site of the largest siege in US military history, and today the site features Civil War battlefields, hiking trails through the woods, and a small but nice museum. The trails here a...  read more »
  • I have been there mainly w/ the international ministry from my church when I lived in baton rouge. It is a once a year visit mainly in march. 
  • Wonderful site to learn about a crucial siege that was overshadowed by events upriver at Vicksburg.
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