Jackson in Hinds County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
The Mississippi Liberty Bell
This plaque is presented as a token of appreciation to the State of Mississippi by the Southern Baptist Convention
W.O. Vaught ē Gene Pickett ē Jaroy Weber, President, S.B.C.
John Lee Taylor
Erected 1976 by the Southern Baptist Convention.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Liberty Bell Replica marker series.
Location. 32° 18.19′ N, 90° 10.933′ W. Marker is in Jackson, Mississippi, in Hinds County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Mississippi Street and North Congress Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker and Liberty Bell Replica are located in the center of the broad walkway that approaches the Mississippi State Capitol from the south. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 High Street, Jackson MS 39201, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. Monument to Women of the Confederacy (a few steps from this marker); Galloway Memorial United Methodist Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Galloway Memorial (about 500 feet away); U.S.S. Mississippi (about 600 feet away); Capitol Rally (about 600 feet away); Smith Park (about 700 feet away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jackson Municipal Library Sit-In (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jackson.
More about this marker. Marker is a large metal plaque, mounted at the base of Mississippi's Liberty Bell replica.
Also see . . . Liberty Bell replicas. In 1950, the foundry was selected by the U.S. Department of the Treasury to cast fifty-five full-size Liberty Bell replicas – one for each state plus U.S. territories, to place on the capitol grounds of each state. Foundry craftsmen measured each feature and dimension of the original Liberty Bell to create fifty-five authentic replicas for the U.S. Treasury Department. (Submitted on November 11, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 15, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 11, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 19 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 11, 2018, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.