The Vicksburg Antebellum Experience

Join your guide, Bertram Hayes-Davis who will personally lead you on The Vicksburg Antebellum Experience which will take you inside his personal residence, the Wahl-Shaffer Cottages. Next, visit Christ Episcopal Church to view its Tiffany stained-glass windows. A short walk will then place you inside one of the neighborhood’s grand mansions. As you walk the brick streets, Bertram will share the history and stories of Vicksburg’s oldest neighborhood on this tour, along with personal and unique stories of his great-great grandfather. The final stop is Tully’s Cave. Residents moved into caves as the city was bombarded with cannonball fire. Walk through this cave replica and feel what life was life for them in 1863. This tour lasts approximately 2-1/2 hours.

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The Premium Vicksburg Antebellum Experience

Bertram Hayes-Davis will lead you on the Vicksburg Antebellum Experience and then take you on a guided driving tour in your personal auto through the city of Vicksburg to showcase the beauty and history of this river city. From the Mississippi River to the Battle Field, you will explore the rich history and spectacular sites that make Vicksburg “the key to the South”. This tour lasts approximately 4-1/2 hours.

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Group Tours

Vicksburg Old Town Tours offers many different types of tours for your specific group needs. These tours can be designed around your specific interests. Whether you are here for a few days or just a few hours, we can provide a tour for your group. We can offer the Vicksburg Antebellum Experience or the Premium Vicksburg Antebellum Experience for your group larger than 10.  We can also create a custom tour that is designed for your particular group’s interests.

Private Tours

Vicksburg Old Town Tours offers private tours for those interested in the history of the area. We offer private tours of the Vicksburg Antebellum Experience and the Premium Vicksburg Antebellum Experience. We can also design a custom tour to meet your specific interest. Private tours are up 10 guests.

Driving Tours

Vicksburg Old Town Tours offers a driving tour of the city. The Vicksburg shuttle holds a maximum of 6 guests. This tour will orient you with Vicksburg points of interest. It will show off the best of the city for those short on time or for those who only want an introduction to Vicksburg before exploring more of the city on their own.

Bus Tours

Vicksburg Old Town Tours can accommodate Bus Tours that are visiting the city of Vicksburg.  We can schedule experiences for your group to last several hours or several days.  These all-inclusive tours include visits to museums, restaurants and local points of interest, along with historical lectures and presentations.  You can choose our Vicksburg Antebellum Experience or our Premium Antebellum Experience or we can customize tours for your group.

Plan Your Visit

Vicksburg Old Town Tours can help plan your visit regarding lodging, restaurants and attractions for private tours, as well as group tours.

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