Shirley House renovations on schedule at park

Rededication of the Vicksburg National Military Park’s lone surviving structure that dates to the Civil War is on pace for the spring.

Meanwhile, a long-range plan to re-create some of the park’s 1860s landscape is under way and awaits funding.

Shirley House renovations begun earlier this year to spruce up the nearly 180-year-old structure are on schedule, with new flooring, staircases and interior painting wrapping up in January, “unless something unforeseen comes up,” park superintendent Mike Madell said.

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