Welcome to Our Town!

Bertram and Carol, the owners of Vicksburg Old Town Tours, live in Vicksburg and are eager to provide a unique experience for you on your visit. They inspire learning by showing their passion and enthusiasm for the city of Vicksburg and its history. By using humor, antidotes, and trivia, they make the city of Vicksburg come alive.

Bertram is the great-great grandson of Jefferson Davis and an expert on his ancestor and the Civil War. The Davises have a long and illustrious history in Warren County, dating back to 1809. Bertram is able to share the family stories and oral history that has been handed down through the generations. This perspective is found on all Vicksburg Old Town Tours.

Meet Our Guides

Harley Caldwell

Duff Green Mansion

Harley is a native of Vicksburg, where she raised three children. She is the owner and proprietor of Duff Green Mansion in the historic district of Vicksburg and a graduate of Mississippi State University. Harley is an active member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, where she teaches high school Sunday school and sponsors CYO and is also active in many community endeavors, including Hester Flowers Garden Club and the Leadership Class of Vicksburg-Warren County Chamber of Commerce. Harley also manages 29 agents of Coldwell Banker All Stars, LLC.

Rev. Sam Godfrey

Christ Episcopal Church

The Rev. Sam Godfrey has served as the Rector of Christ Episcopal Church since June 2011. Prior to that, he served as Vicar of Holy Innocents’ Episcopal Church in Como, Mississippi. He holds degrees from Rhodes College, the University of Mississippi School of Law and the School of Theology at the University of the South at Sewanee. A native of Natchez, whose family has lived in this part of Mississippi for generations and helped found the first Episcopal Church in Mississippi, he has a deep and abiding love for Christ Episcopal Church and the history of this area.

Tom Pharr

Anchuca Historic Mansion

Tom’s primary focus and dedication are in preserving Anchuca Historic Mansion. As owner and proprietor since 2001, he has re-established Anchuca’s thriving bed and breakfast business and has expanded its earning potential by designing and building additional facilities on the property to cater to large special events and opening a restaurant and gift shop. He is committed to serving this community by volunteering his time to promote economic opportunities and cultural preservation for the City of Vicksburg.


Janice Allen-Flowers

Tour Guide

Janice is a lifelong resident of Vicksburg and a graduate of Vicksburg High School. She recently retired from the U.S. Army Corp. of Engineers, where she oversaw budgets for the Waterways Experiment Station Engineering & Research Development Projects for over 43 years. Janice mentors young women and teaches financial literacy. She is an active member of Faith Christian Center Church. She has an extreme passion for helping others and has never met a stranger.


Tracey Lynn Glomstad

Tour Guide

Tracey was born and raised in Minneapolis Minnesota. She married her husband, Steve, and moved to Grand Rapids Minnesota near the Mississippi River headwaters where she raised two sons. She had a nursing career for over ten years. Her life-long study of American History, especially the Antebellum South has become her forte’. As a Certified Tour Guide, she enjoys sharing knowledge and learning from the folks she welcomes to Vicksburg. She also has a background of lecturing and stage performances.

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