Tue, Nov 07|
Chicago and Movies on the Mississippi River
Walk 'round Vicksburg, MS, on this virtual tour, and learn about its ties to Chicago and movies
Time and Location
Nov 07, 7:00 PM – 7:30 PM CST
Hit the road with Chicago Movie Tours! While visiting historic Vicksburg, Mississippi, on this virtual walking tour, you'll:
- Explore the Mississippi River and magnolia trees at sunset.
- See where O Brother, Where Art Thou? filmed its baptism scene, which was backed by a musician from Champaign, IL.
- Encounter the largest structure in Vicksburg National Military Park — the Illinois Memorial — as you learn about The Crisis, an ambitious Chicago-based movie filmed inside the Park in 1916.
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