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Vicksburg old town tours

Experience the “New South” that has been rebuilt to establish and reshape the ruins of Vicksburg into this splendid river town. Tours highlight and support in the preservation of these historic treasures.



Welcome to Our Town!

Vicksburg Old Town Tours offers tours showcasing historic Vicksburg. The company is locally owned and operated by Bertram and Carol Hayes-Davis. Bertram is the great-great-grandson of Jefferson Davis and an expert on his ancestor and the Civil War. Bertram and Carol offer a unique experience that caters to people who are seeking to participate in history. They inspire learning by showing their passion and enthusiasm for the city of Vicksburg and history. By using humor, antidotes, and trivia, they make the city of Vicksburg come alive.

Bertram and Carol live in Vicksburg and are eager to provide a unique experience for you on your next visit. The Davis’s have a long and illustrious history in Warren County, dating back to 1809. Bertram is able to share the family stories and oral history that has been handed down through the generations. This perspective can be found on all Vicksburg Old Town Tours which offer private and group tours and can be individually designed for your particular interests, whether it is history, music, architecture or food. Learn why Vicksburg is the “melting pot” of America with a strong dose of Southern charm from the neighbors you will meet along the way.

Come along and listen to his storytelling and oral history as you walk through antebellum mansions and see the scars of the War embedded in their walls and floors. Bertram and Carol will create once in a lifetime memories for each guest as they bring the stories to life. They will make you feel like family with their Southern hospitality. They truly love what they do.


Tours to choose from:

Antebellum Experience

Jefferson Davis Experience

Bus Tour

Group Tour

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Bertram and Carol Hayes-Davis

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