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

217 W. Capitol

 
 
217 W. Capitol Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 16, 2015
1. 217 W. Capitol Marker
Inscription.
Is listed in the
National Register
of
Historic Places

by its inclusion in the
West Capitol Street
Historic District

March 1980
National Park Service
U. S. Department of the Interior

 
Erected 1980 by National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
 
Location. 32° 18.025′ N, 90° 11.403′ W. Marker is in Jackson, Mississippi, in Hinds County. Marker is on West Capitol Street 0.1 miles west of South Roach Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 217 West Capitol Street, Jackson MS 39201, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Ace Records (within shouting distance of this marker); Edwards Hotel (within shouting distance of this marker); Woolworth's Sit-in (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Scott Radio Service Company (approx. 0.2 miles away); Trumpet Records (approx. mile away); The Alamo Theatre (approx. mile away); Greyhound Bus Station (approx. 0.3 miles away); Otis Spann & Little Johnnie Jones (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jackson.
 
Regarding 217 W. Capitol.
217 W. Capitol building (plaque is on extreme left behind truck) image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 16, 2015
2. 217 W. Capitol building (plaque is on extreme left behind truck)
Pruet Production Company is involved in the Mississippi oil industry through operations, exploration and/or production of crude oil and natural gas.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNotable Places
 
217 W. Capitol lineage of owners. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 16, 2015
3. 217 W. Capitol lineage of owners.
1904 T. McCleland Hardware Company
1926 Montgomery Wards Department Store
1934 McCleland, Addkinson, Bauer
1940 Batte Furniture Company
1966 Central School Supply
1979 C. Coleman Frye, Jr.
  V.M. "Butch" Grice
1980 Creative Exchange
1982 Pruet Oil Company

Renovated 1982
Owner Pruet Oil Company
Architect Canizaro Trigiani Architects
Contractor Mid State Construction Co.
Current owner of building - Pruet Oil Company and Pruet Production Company image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, October 16, 2015
4. Current owner of building - Pruet Oil Company and Pruet Production Company
The additional marker showing the past owners can be seen here to the right.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 18, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 2, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 155 times since then and 41 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 2, 2015, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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