Milepost 78.3 – Battle of Raymond – This Civil War battle of the Vicksburg campaign in 1863 was fought nearby.
Cedarwood, listed on the National Register of Historic Places as the “Porter House,” is the residence of Bob & Jeannie Chunn and serves as the “Cedarwood Bed & Breakfast.”
Milepost 73.5 – Dean Stand Site – Served travelers in the 1820s and 30s. Nearby is the site of Dillon’s Plantation, headquarters for U.S. generals Grant and Sherman during the Civil War’s Vicksburg campaign, May 1863.
Mamie’s Cottage, circa 1840, is located next to the Dupree House. The house consists of two large front rooms accessed from the gallery and two smaller rear ‘cabinet’ rooms.’ The two main rooms feature fireplaces equipped with gas logs and fronted by finely detailed Greek Revival and Federal influenced mantelpieces.
Milepost 93.1 – Osburn Stand – Noble Osburn opened a stand here in 1811. By the early 1820s, when the city of Jackson was founded, traffic shifted away from this part of the Old Trace.
The Raymond Battlefield Park has a walking Trail with interpretive markers and cannon placement.
A walking and Driving Tour of Historic Downtown Raymond is a great way to learn and see more in Raymond. Brochures are available at Raymond City Hall.