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

Central Station

1904 - 1979

 
 
Central Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 1, 2017
1. Central Station Marker
Inscription. This building was constructed in 1904 as the original fire station for the first paid City of Jackson Fire Department. With numerous additions, now removed, it served the city for almost seventy five years.

Abandoned for three years, listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975, The Jackson Chamber of Commerce restored the exterior to original condition in 1979 and adapted the interior to house chamber offices.
 
Erected 1979 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
 
Location. 32° 17.893′ N, 90° 10.931′ W. Marker is in Jackson, Mississippi, in Hinds County. Marker is at the intersection of South President Street and East Pearl Street, on the left when traveling north on South President Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jackson MS 39205, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jackson City Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Mississippi's Old Capitol (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Merci Train Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Smith Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Eagle and Bowman Hotels
Central Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 1, 2017
2. Central Station Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Galloway Memorial (approx. mile away); Galloway Memorial United Methodist Church (approx. mile away); Jackson Municipal Library Sit-In (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jackson.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Central Station Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 1, 2017
3. Central Station Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 31, 2017. This page originally submitted on October 30, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 57 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 30, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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