Vicksburg, Mississippi: Abe and Jeff: Presidents and Equals

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Vicksburg National Military Park

Address:
Confederate Ave., Vicksburg, MS
Directions:
In Vicksburg National Military Park, in the open space between Union and Confederate Aves (the south loop of the park road), roughly 200 feet from each, just north of tour stop 15.
Hours:
Daily 8-5 (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
601-636-0583
Admission:
$20 per vehicle
RA Rates:
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Lincoln and Davis.

Abe and Jeff: Presidents and Equals

Statues of United States President Abraham Lincoln and Confederate States President Jefferson Davis turned to face each other as if having a chat.

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Abe and Jeff: Presidents and Equals

An interesting tidbit I learned from a National Park Service ranger about this memorial: The original design had the two men shaking hands, but that was rejected by the NPS.

[Elias Ashooh, 12/12/2020]
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