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Port Hudson State Historic Site, Jackson

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  • You can absorb the fascinating exhibits in the visitors center then hike to various spots to see additional panels and exhibits, including the cliff over what used to be the Mississippi River where ba...  more »
  • 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...  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...  more »
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  • Wonderful site to learn about a crucial siege that was overshadowed by events upriver at Vicksburg.