Poll Says Vicksburg Military Park Is Top Attraction

VICKSBURG, MS (Ben Caxton) — An online poll being conducted by USA Today to find the best attraction in each state currently has voters choosing the Vicksburg National Military Park as the best draw in Mississippi. Bill Justice, the VNMP superintendent, told Rob Sigler of the Vicksburg Post that people come from all over the country to learn about the siege of Vicksburg, a turning point in the civil war, and encourages folks to go online and cast their vote. Currently in second place in the Mississippi contest is the B.B. King Museum in Indianola. Elvis Presley’s Birthplace in Tupelo is third, followed by the Rock and Blues Museum in Clarksdale and the Grammy Museum in Cleveland.



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