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Jackson in Hinds County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
 

Jackson City Hall

 
 
Jackson City Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jeff Lovorn, November 13, 2011
1. Jackson City Hall Marker
Inscription. Built 1846-47 by slave labor, of handmade brick. Original cost $7505.58. John Oldham, Mayor - Will Gibbon, Arch. Used as hospital for both Union and Confederate soldiers during War Between the States, this building was spared when the town, having been burned three times, became known as "Chimneyville."
 
Location. 32° 17.868′ N, 90° 10.955′ W. Marker is in Jackson, Mississippi, in Hinds County. Marker is on President Street, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jackson MS 39201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mississippi's Old Capitol (approx. 0.2 miles away); Merci Train Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Eagle and Bowman Hotels (approx. mile away); Temple Beth Israel (approx. 0.3 miles away); Greyhound Bus Station (approx. 0.3 miles away); Monument to Women of the Confederacy (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ace Records (approx. half a mile away); Otis Spann & Little Johnnie Jones (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Jackson.
 
More about this marker. Marker has been moved to the west side of the building and mounted to the wall under the porch.
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USGovernmentWar, US Civil
 
Jackson City Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jeff Lovorn, November 13, 2011
2. Jackson City Hall Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 446 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on July 12, 2016.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. A current photo in its moved location and a wide area photo of the marker and its surroundings. • Can you help?
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