City Hall

203 S. President St., Jackson, Mississippi

The Jackson City Hall was built in 1849-1847 and is still in use today.

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Jackson City Hall

Photo taken by Jeff Lovorn

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Street View 

Description 

JACKSON CITY HALL 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"

National Register information 

Status
Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on November 25, 1969
Reference number
69000084
Architectural styles
Mid 19th Century Revival: Exotic Revival; Other architectural type; Doric Style
Areas of significance
Politics/Government; Architecture
Level of significance
Local
Evaluation criteria
A - Event; C - Design/Construction
Property type
Building
Historic function
City hall
Current function
City hall
Periods of significance
1850-1874; 1825-1849
Significant years
1846; 1853

Update Log 

  • December 27, 2011: New Street View added by Jeff Lovorn
  • November 25, 2011: Updated by Jeff Lovorn: I visited the building and added the text from the Historic Marker on the building

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