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Tue, Nov 07


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Chicago and Movies on the Mississippi River

Walk 'round Vicksburg, MS, on this virtual tour, and learn about its ties to Chicago and movies

Chicago and Movies on the Mississippi River
Chicago and Movies on the Mississippi River

Time and Location

Nov 07, 2023, 7:00 PM – 7:30 PM CST

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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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