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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 $7,505.58. 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."
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansArchitectureScience & MedicineWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 32° 17.868′ N, 90° 10.955′ W. Marker is in Jackson, Mississippi, in Hinds County. Marker can be reached from President Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 219 South President 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. Central Station (within shouting distance of this marker); Mississippi's Old Capitol (approx. 0.2 miles away); Old Capitol (approx. 0.2 miles away); GM&O Depot (approx. 0.2 miles away); Merci Train Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Smith Park (approx. ¼ mile away);
Jackson City Hall image. Click for full size.
By Jeff Lovorn, November 13, 2011
2. Jackson City Hall
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The Eagle and Bowman Hotels (approx. ¼ mile away); Temple Beth Israel (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map 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.
 
Also see . . .  The Battle of Jackson: May 14, 1863. (Submitted on July 15, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
Jackson City Hall Marker (West side) image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 1, 2017
3. Jackson City Hall Marker (West side)
Jackson City Hall Marker (West side) image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 1, 2017
4. Jackson City Hall Marker (West side)
Jackson City Hall Marker (West side) image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 1, 2017
5. Jackson City Hall Marker (West side)
Marker can be seen just to left of entrance door, mounted to wall.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 2, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 20, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 626 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 20, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi.   3, 4, 5. submitted on July 15, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photo of marker on its moved location to the west side from the east side. • Can you help?

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Jul. 28, 2021