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 • Gene Pickett • Jaroy Weber, President, S.B.C.
John Lee Taylor
Erected 1976 by the Southern Baptist Convention.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Notable Events • Patriots & Patriotism. In addition, it is included in the Historic Bells, and the Liberty Bell Replica series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1976.
Location. 32° 18.19′ N, 90° 10.933′ W. Marker is in Jackson, Mississippi, in Hinds Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 400 High Street, Jackson MS 39201, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. 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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