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

Boyd House "The Oaks"

 
 
Boyd House "The Oaks" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 22, 2018
1. Boyd House "The Oaks" Marker
Inscription.  Built ca. 1853 for James H. Boyd, Mayor of Jackson, 1842, 1844, 1850, and 1858. One of the few homes to survive the Civil War, the Greek Revival house is listed on National Register of Historic Places.
 
Erected 1975 by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureNotable BuildingsWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1853.
 
Location. 32° 18.49′ N, 90° 10.564′ W. Marker is in Jackson, Mississippi, in Hinds County. Marker is on North Jefferson Street 0.1 miles south of Boyd Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 823 North Jefferson Street, Jackson MS 39202, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Carter Jewelers (approx. 0.3 miles away); Jitney 14 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Kennington's Mansion (approx. 0.4 miles away); Capitol Rally (approx. 0.4 miles away); Confederate Burial Ground
The Boyd House "The Oaks" and marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 22, 2018
2. The Boyd House "The Oaks" and marker.
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(approx. 0.4 miles away); The "Cotton Bale" Battery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Manship House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mississippi Governors Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jackson.
 
View of house and sign noting State Headquarters of the NSCDA. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, March 22, 2018
3. View of house and sign noting State Headquarters of the NSCDA.
Mississippi State Headquarters of the National Society of The Colonial Dames of America.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 22, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 135 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 22, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.

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