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Chicago and Movies on the Mississippi River

Walk 'round Vicksburg, MS, as you learn about its ties to Chicago and movies

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

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Nov 01, 2022, 7:00 PM – 7:30 PM

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Hit the road with Chicago Movie Tours! This virtual walking tour takes you to 3 locations in historic Vicksburg, MS:

  1. First, you'll explore the Mississippi River and magnolia trees at sunset.
  2. Then, you'll see where O Brother, Where Art Thou? filmed its baptism scene, which was backed by a singer and fiddle player from Champaign, IL.
  3. Finally, you'll 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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