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

Old Capitol

 
 
Old Capitol Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cleo Robertson, January 2, 2014
1. Old Capitol Marker
Located inside of the current museum.
Inscription. Begun in 1833. Here Henry Clay, Andrew Jackson, and Jefferson Davis spoke. Was scene of 1861 Secession Convention, Black and Tan Convention of 1868, & 1890 Constitutional Convention.
 
Erected 1949 by Mississippi Historical Commission.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Mississippi State Historical Marker Program marker series.
 
Location. This marker has been replaced by another marker nearby. 32° 17.963′ N, 90° 10.783′ W. Marker is in Jackson, Mississippi, in Hinds County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of North State Street (U.S. 51) and East Capitol Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located in the Old Capitol Museum. 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 location. Mississippi's Old Capitol (within shouting distance of this marker); The Eagle and Bowman Hotels (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Merci Train Memorial (about 400 feet away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jackson City Hall
Old Capitol Marker & Historical Display image. Click for full size.
By Cleo Robertson, January 2, 2014
2. Old Capitol Marker & Historical Display
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Smith Park (approx. 0.2 miles away); Galloway Memorial (approx. mile away); Galloway Memorial United Methodist Church (approx. mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jackson.
 
More about this marker. This marker was replaced by a new one named Mississippi's Old Capitol (see nearby markers).
 
Also see . . .
1. Old Capitol Museum: History Happened Here. (Submitted on January 2, 2014, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
2. Wikipedia: Old Mississippi State Capitol. (Submitted on January 2, 2014, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
3. Mississippi Library Commission: The Old Capitol (1839-1903). (Submitted on January 2, 2014, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida.)
 
Categories. PoliticsWar, US Civil
 
Old Capitol Marker Photo image. Click for full size.
By Cleo Robertson, January 2, 2014
3. Old Capitol Marker Photo
Taken when marker was placed in front of the Old Mississippi State Capitol in 1949.
Old Capitol Rotunda image. Click for full size.
By Cleo Robertson
4. Old Capitol Rotunda
Old Capitol Senate Chamber image. Click for full size.
By Cleo Robertson
5. Old Capitol Senate Chamber
Panoramic photo taken from third level.
 
 
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 336 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 2, 2014, by Cleo Robertson of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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