Vicksburg MS (Mississippi)

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Vicksburg MS cruise port

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Canada and USA Rivers

Local Time
2020-08-10 03:46

min: 74 °F (23 °C) / max: 95 °F (35 °C) 75°F
23.7°C
Wind: 215°/ 2.6 m/s  Gust: 5.3 m/sWind: 215°/ 2.6 m/s  Gust: 5.3 m/sLight breeze
2.6 m/s
Min / Max Temperature95 °F / 35 °C
74 °F / 24 °C
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Vicksburg MS is a Lower Mississippi River cruise port and town in Mississippi state's Warren County, with population around 25,000. The town is approx 377 km (234 mi) northwest of NOLA New Orleans and approx 64 km (40 mi) west of state's capital Jackson MS. It is also located on the river across from Louisiana state.

Vicksburg (Mississippi USA) river cruise port

Vicksburg is part of MSA (Micropolitan Statistical Area) with total population around 50,000 and city area approx 98 km2 (35 mi2). Every summer here is hosted the "Miss Mississippi Pageant and Parade". Vicksburg Homecoming Benevolent Club (also held every summer) hosts a homecoming weekend providing scholarships to high school seniors who graduate. Vicksburg Theatre Guild hosts "Gold in the Hills" every spring and summer - listed as world's longest running show by Guinness. here is also the McRaven House (one of state's most haunted buildings).

An interesting fact is that on March 12, 1894, the Coca-Cola drink was bottled for the first time in Vicksburg MS by the local confectioner Joseph Augustus Biedenharn (1866-1952). Nowadays, surviving Biedenharn soda bottles of the late-19th-century are highly prized by Coca-Cola memorabilia collectors. The original candy store is today the Biedenharn Coca-Cola Museum.

In mid-February, 2020, ACL-American Cruise Lines signed with Vicksburg a 20-year deal for preferential berthing rights and ACL investments for upgrading the riverfront docking facility. By the deal, ACL pays the city per-passenger fees and receives priority mooring along the waterfront. ACL also provides shuttle bus services for its customers for land transportation to nearby attractions and popular downtown businesses.

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