Jackson in Hinds County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Mississippi's Old Capitol
Erected 2009 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program, and the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
Location. 32° 17.943′ N, 90° 10.807′ W. Marker is in Jackson, Mississippi, in Hinds County. Marker is at the intersection of South State Street (U.S. 51) and East Capitol Street, on the right when traveling north on South State Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 South State Street, Jackson MS 39201, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. GM&O Depot (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Merci Train Memorial (about 400 feet away); The Eagle and Bowman Hotels (about 500 feet away); Central Station Jackson City Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jackson Municipal Library Sit-In (approx. 0.2 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Smith Park (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jackson.
Also see . . . Old Marker at this Location. This marker replaced an older one at this location titled “Old Capitol”. (Submitted on January 3, 2014.)
Categories. • Politics • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 2, 2014, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This page has been viewed 456 times since then and 43 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 2, 2014, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.