Jackson in Hinds County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Second Battleship Mississippi
Presented to the
State of Mississippi
By the U.S. Navy Department
Location. 32° 18.283′ N, 90° 10.965′ W. Marker is in Jackson, Mississippi, in Hinds County. Marker is on High Street, on the right when traveling east. Marker is on the north grounds of the Mississippi State Capitol. 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. Capitol Rally (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Greenwood Cemetery (about 500 feet away); Monument to Women of the Confederacy (about 600 feet away); Mississippi Governors Memorial (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named Greenwood Cemetery (about 600 feet away); The Mississippi Liberty Bell (about 600 feet away); Mount Helm Baptist Church - Original Site (approx. 0.2 miles away); Galloway Memorial United Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jackson.
Also see . . .
1. The Second USS Mississippi (Submitted on February 4, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
2. Historical Photographs of the second USS Mississippi. This MaritimeQuest website has period photographs of the USS Mississippi (BB-23). In some of them, you can see the figurehead. (Submitted on February 4, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
3. Fort Rosalie Marker. Fort Rosalie is the site of Rosalie Mansion. At Rosalie Mansion, visitors can see the Bell from the USS Mississippi, as well as the historic silver serving set from the second USS Mississippi. (Submitted on February 4, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
4. Mississippi State Capitol. The state capitol, home to the figurehead and marker shown on this page, is the third capitol building built in the capital city of Jackson. It is designated a Mississippi landmark building and listed in the National Register of Historic Places. (Submitted on February 4, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 3, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 2,676 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on February 3, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.