Step Back In Time With A Visit To This Nearly Unchanged Civil War Battlesite In Mississippi

Some of the Civil War’s most significant battles took place right here in Mississippi. And while many things have changed since then, there’s one battle site that’s remained virtually unchanged since the 1860s. Located in Port Gibson, the historic battlefield is open to the public and offers a unique chance to step back in time. Take a look:

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Ever been to this historic spot? Know of another great site on or near the Natchez Trace? Tell us in the comments section.

Read about another must-visit site located just off the Trace here.