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62 M A R Q U E E I S S U E 2 0 1 6 M A R Q U E E D E S T I N A T I O N S VICKSBURG: THE KEY TO THE SOUTH Bring your group to Vicksburg to learn American history, listen to Mississippi music and experience the Southern charm of this remarkable river city. VICKSBURG NATIONAL MILITARY PARK e park commemorates the campaign, siege and defense of Vicksburg in 1863 and includes over 1,340 monuments, 16-mile tour road, restored Union gunboat and a national cemetery. Guided tours available. MCRAVEN TOUR HOME Experience the most haunted home in Mississippi. Explore the architec- ture of three diff erent time periods: Frontier, Empire and Greek Revival. Historic tours daily and evening ghost tours are off ered. JESSE BRENT LOWER MISSISSIPPI RIVER MUSEUM e museum off ers a glimpse of what life is like along the Mississippi River. Visitors can explore the past and examine the science behind water movement through interactive exhibits. Free admissi on. VISIT VICKSBURG 800-221-3536 • www.visitvicksburg.com Ashley Gatian • ashley@visitvicksburg.com V I C K S B U R G , M I S S I S S I P P I GET FESTIVE IN SOUTHERN INDIANA Southern Indiana offers many original group festivities for your groups throughout the year. Iconic music, one of a kind art and wine paired with unique boutiques sets the backdrop to a great tour. ABBEY ROAD ON THE RIVER MUSIC FESTIVAL Experience peace, love and music at the largest Beatle tribute festival Memorial Day weekend in Southern Indiana, one mile north of Louis- ville, KY. We are ready to show your group a groovy time. ART IN SPEED PARK FINE ART FAIR Fine art can be found at Speed Park in Southern Indiana that will allow your groups to meet the artists and possibly walk away with their own masterpiece. August 27-28, 2016. STEAMBOAT DAYS SEPTEMBER 2-4, 2016 Celebrating the history of the steamboat era, Jeff ersonville will also be celebrating Indiana's Bicentennial with fun activities that include perfor- mance art, food and history. SOUTHERN INDIANA, CLARK/FLOYD COUNTIES CONVENTION & TOURISM BUREAU 812-282-6654 • www.sunnysideofl ouisville.org Kate Kane • kkane@sunnysideofl ouisville.org SOUTHERN I N D I A N A

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