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Christmas in the Burg!


December 9 | 12-8 pm Join us in downtown Vicksburg on December 9 for a grand Christmas celebration! We have a full day of family friendly activities, shopping, food, entertainment, and of course, our annual Christmas Parade. So don your coziest holiday attire, grab your friends and family, and head over to the Village! Christmas Card Lane | All Day Craft Shows | 12–5 pm Trolley Through the Village | 2–5 pm Family Friendly Entertainment | 3–5 pm Winter Farmers Market | 3–7 pm French Toast & Sausage Dinner | 4–5:45 pm Christmas Parade | 6–7:15 [...]

Christmas in the Burg!2023-11-28T21:07:52+00:00

Giving Tuesday


Dear Member, Since 1967, the Vicksburg Historical Society has committed itself to our mission to preserve, advance, and disseminate the history of the greater Vicksburg area. I am so grateful for your support as a member to our mission. In the last year, our staff and volunteers have worked hard to provide learning, research, and gathering opportunities to the Vicksburg community for free. Below is a list of just some of what we have accomplished this year:  Provided tours to over 200 Vicksburg second graders as part of their history/social studies curriculum. And provided tours to over 100 students from neighboring communities. Organized [...]

Giving Tuesday2023-11-28T21:12:19+00:00

Christmas Card Lane is Here!


We invite you to meander blithely through the Vicksburg Historic Village and take in Vicksburg's Christmas Card Lane! This is the perfect activity to evoke the holiday spirit. Take the family and slowly wind through, spying all the creativity and Christmas cheer!

Christmas Card Lane is Here!2023-11-28T17:43:53+00:00

Harvest Fest 2023!


Celebrating Community and Abundance: The 13th Annual Harvest Festival in Vicksburg Just as the vibrant hues of autumn begin to dapple the landscape and the air takes on a crisp edge, anticipation of the 13th Annual Vicksburg Harvest Festival arrives. This cherished event, a wonderful way to while the family’s time in the fall, is set to unfold on Sunday, September 24. Promising a weekend of festive flavors, family-friendly activities, and celebration of harvests past, the occasion will begin at 11:00am and end at 4:00pm. It is hosted by the Vicksburg Historical Society and takes place on the Historic Village [...]

Harvest Fest 2023!2023-09-01T21:18:05+00:00

Time to Sign Up for Christmas Card Lane!


The Vicksburg Historical Society is preparing for the 2022 Christmas Card Lane and reaching out to current card owners and anyone who is interested in adding a card. Below you'll find the 2022 season's guidelines. The society partners with the village to have a wonderful month of beautiful, lighted displays that wind through the Historic Village. We look forward to having another spectacular year! All Christmas cards will be the property of the cardholder. All Christmas cards will be stored on the property at the Vicksburg Historic District. It will be the discretion of the Vicksburg Historical Society to determine [...]

Time to Sign Up for Christmas Card Lane!2022-10-24T19:49:23+00:00

Speaker Series Event with author Leeanne Seaver


In Support of Community Sunday, October 23 at 2:00pm in the Township Hall at the Historic Village Leeanne Seaver, a published author, Vicksburg resident, and big fan of the Oxford comma will give the final presentation in the 2022 Speaker Series. The program will center around her recent book chronicling the history of the Vicksburg Foundation.  The book, In Support of Community: The History of the Vicksburg Foundation, was commissioned by the foundation and has a scope greater than the organization and celebrates the history of the village. You can pick up a copy of her work on Amazon as well [...]

Speaker Series Event with author Leeanne Seaver2022-10-11T21:11:42+00:00

Join the Fun Downtown this Saturday!


Saturday 10/15/22 kicks off the 150th Anniversary of the Village of Vicksburg! From 5-9pm, there will be tons of activities happening downtown including live music, hands-on art activities, food trucks, vintage vehicles, and more! In several of the buildings the Historical Society has placed displays harkening back to the past 150 years of the community. Schedule of Events: 5pm - Opening Ceremony with Vicksburg Village Council President Tim Frisbie at The Distant Whistle. 5:30pm – Feel Frieda kicks off at Distant Whistle. 5-8pm – Activities on Prairie and Main Streets 8-9pm  Hot Air Balloon Glow

Join the Fun Downtown this Saturday!2022-10-11T20:33:35+00:00

Pumpkin Decorating Contest!


Kids 5-12 6 Winners Total- Judged on Creativity & Artistry Sunday, Sept. 25 from 11am-4pm CONTEST RULES AND GUIDELINES WHO: Children ages 5-12 only, please. Families may enter one pumpkin/gourd per child. The winning contestants do not need to be present to win. We’ll send your prize by mail. WHAT: Children are welcome to use their creativity along with paint, glitter, feathers, candy, fabric, carving, etc., to decorate their pumpkin/gourd. WHEN/WHERE: Deliver your pumpkin/gourd and completed entry form (below) to the Vicksburg Historical Society DEPOT MUSEUM on Saturday, Sept. 24 between 11am & 3pm. Pumpkins will be [...]

Pumpkin Decorating Contest!2022-09-02T15:42:57+00:00
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