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NameOld Capitol Museum
Address100 S. State Street
Jackson, MS 39201
Brief DescriptionA National Historic Landmark and one of America's finest examples of Greek Revival public architecture, the Old Capitol building served as the state capitol from 1839 to 1903, housing such notable events as the passage of the Ordinance of Secession.
TypeAttraction
CategoryMuseum
DescriptionThe Old Capitol was restored from 1959 to 1961 from the use as the state historical museum. In 2005, Hurricane Katrina damaged the building's roof and flooded the museum. Most of the artifacts and exhibits were safely removed for relocation to a future, all-new Museum of Mississippi History. Restored to is original glory, the Old Capitol returned as a state house museum in 2009.
Phone 1(601) 576-6920
Handicapped AccessibleNo
Websitewww.oldcapitolmuseum.com
Last Updated4/15/2011
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