US Army Corps of Engineers
Vicksburg District

Lower Mississippi River Museum to be staffed by volunteers

Published Oct. 6, 2014
The Vicksburg District encompasses a 68,000-square-mile area across portions of Mississippi, Arkansas, and Louisiana that holds seven major river basins and incorporates approximately 460 miles of mainline levees. The district is engaged in hundreds of projects and supports disaster response in Mississippi, Louisiana, and Tennessee.

The Vicksburg District encompasses a 68,000-square-mile area across portions of Mississippi, Arkansas, and Louisiana that holds seven major river basins and incorporates approximately 460 miles of mainline levees. The district is engaged in hundreds of projects and supports disaster response in Mississippi, Louisiana, and Tennessee.

Lower Mississipi River Museum Building (upper view)

Lower Mississipi River Museum Building (upper view)

Lower Mississippi River Museum (lower view)

Lower Mississippi River Museum (lower view)

VICKSBURG, MISS…The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District announces that the Lower Mississippi River Museum (LMRM) will now be staffed by volunteers.

The LMRM and Motor Vessel Mississippi IV will be open Wednesdays through Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. beginning Oct. 15, 2014.

If you are interested in volunteering at the museum or would like to make group reservations during these new business hours please call the museum at 601-638-9900 or Lawran Richter at 601-631-5287.

The District’s involvement with educational institutions helps to build the necessary skills of our future leaders, and introduces many students and educators to the Corps for the first time as can be experienced at the LMRM. The Vicksburg District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers encompasses a 68,000-square-mile area across portions of Mississippi, Arkansas, and Louisiana.

Contact
Shirley J. Smith
601-631-5223
shirley.j.smith@usace.army.mil

Release no. 14-078