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A Tour in Time | Roads to Raymond:

Decisions that Changed the Civil War

News
  • July 2014 Newsletter The July 2014 edition of FORward, the Friends.....     Read More

  • General Membership Meeting Oct. 2, 2014 .....     Read More

  • Cemetery Strolls Oct. 10 & 17, 2014 This fall, Friends of Raym.....     Read More

  • Raymond Battlefield Clean-up Day, Nov. 1, 2014 All Friends of Raym.....     Read More

  • Get your tickets now at Raymond City Hall! .....     Read More

Friends of Raymond

The mission of the Friends of Raymond is to preserve,  interpret, manage, and promote significant historic sites in Raymond,  Hinds County, Mississippi, and the surrounding area and to receive contributions or grants from any and all sources to be used for one or more of the foregoing purposes.

 

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Friends of Raymond

Friends of Raymond is a non-profit organization consisting entirely of volunteers. The mission of the Friends of Raymond is to preserve, interpret, manage, and promote significant historic sites in Raymond, Hinds County, Mississippi, and the surrounding area and to receive contributions or grants from any and all sources to be used for one or more of the foregoing purposes.

 

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Battlefield

Much of our activity is to preserve the battlefield where the Battle of Raymond was fought on May 12, 1863 as part of General Grant’s campaign to capture Vicksburg. We sponsor events such as reenactments and the annual pilgrimage to promote the history of Raymond, and we have purchased and maintain over 100 acres of the original battlefield. We welcome continuing and new members, so join us in 2014!