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Vicksburg, Mississippi: Cannonball Lodged in Interior Wall

Proving that no place was safe during the siege of Vicksburg, the Cedar Grove B&B preserves a cannonball lodged in its parlor wall.

Cedar Grove Inn

2200 Oak St., Vicksburg, MS
Cedar Grove Inn. South side of downtown. I-20 exit 1A. Drive north on Warrenton Rd/Washington St. for two miles. At the stoplight turn left onto Speed St. Drive one block. Turn right onto Oak St. Drive one block. You'll see the fancy Cedar Grove Inn on the right.
Adults $6.
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Cannonball Lodged in Interior Wall

They're renovating the hotel, and it should be pretty fantastic as they keep it going. The cannonball in the floor is pretty neat.

[Justin, 04/16/2023]
Cannonball Lodged in Interior Wall

This attraction is no longer free. It costs $6 per person for a half hour self-guided tour.

[Catherine Blackford, 10/17/2015]
Cannonball Lodged in a Wall

This Civil War attraction is inside the Cedar Grove B&B. You need to walk up the entrance and into the B&B and ask to see the cannonball. If the staff are not busy they are happy to show you, but if they are dealing with their guests it can be tricky (So don't arrive at check out or check in time).

[Carolyn Earle, 02/22/2015]

Cannonball in the wall.

Cannonball Lodged In Wall

A Civil War cannonball is still lodged in the wall at Cedar Grove Mansion. The mansion was used as a Union hospital during the Civil War. It still has most of its original furnishings.

[Jennifer Nugent, 07/26/2013]

The antebellum mansion is a bed and breakfast. The cannonball recently celebrated the 150th anniversary of the 1863 Civil War seige and bombardment that put it in the parlor wall.

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