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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 $7505.58. 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."
 
Location. 32° 17.868′ N, 90° 10.955′ W. Marker is in Jackson, Mississippi, in Hinds County. Marker is on President Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jackson MS 39201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mississippi's Old Capitol (approx. 0.2 miles away); Merci Train Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Smith Park (approx. mile away); The Eagle and Bowman Hotels (approx. mile away); Temple Beth Israel (approx. 0.3 miles away); Galloway Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); Galloway Memorial United Methodist Church (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (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
Jackson City Hall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jeff Lovorn, November 13, 2011
2. Jackson City Hall Marker
. (Submitted on July 15, 2017, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.)
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USGovernmentWar, US Civil
 
Jackson City Hall Marker (East side) image. Click for full size.
By Tom Bosse, July 1, 2017
3. Jackson City Hall Marker (East 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)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 18, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 20, 2011, by Jeff Lovorn of Florence, Mississippi. This page has been viewed 506 times since then and 66 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. A current photo in its moved location and a wide area photo of the marker and its surroundings. • Can you help?
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