Jackson in Hinds County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Erected 2017 by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Architecture • Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1919.
Location. 32° 18.754′ N, 90° 10.472′ W. Marker is in Jackson, Mississippi, in Hinds County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of East Fortification Street and North Jefferson Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 904 East Fortification 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. Kennington's Mansion (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Jackson Volcano (approx. 0.2 miles away); The "Cotton Bale" Battery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Shady Nook (approx. ¼ mile away); Boyd House "The Oaks" (approx. 0.3 miles away); Belhaven Historic District (approx. 0.4 miles away); Eudora Welty House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Belhaven University (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jackson.
Also see . . . Wikipedia article on Jitney Jungle. (Submitted on March 23, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
1. After buyout, store is now called the Corner Market.
The Roberts Company, based in Hattiesburg, MS, took over this McDade's Market (aka Froogel's Cost+ Foods), changing hands Jan. 28, 2020. McDade's Wine & Spirits was also acquired but the name remained the same.
— Submitted October 13, 2020, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 13, 2020. It was originally submitted on March 23, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 236 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 23, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.