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Mississippi Governor's Mansion

Jackson, Mississippi
County of Hinds.
316 East Capitol Street
National Register Number: 69000085
Resource type: Building.
Property type: Domestic - village site (pueblo group). The threat level was Satisfactory in
2008.
Congressional District: MS-2,4 Certified Local Government: YES
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Current use/information: Governor's Mansion http://www.mdah.state.ms.us/museum/mansion.html.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - April 24, 1975):
Erected 1839-41, this monumental brick structure of Greek Revival design is an important representative of the houses built as governors' mansions in this country. Among those still serving their original function, it is second in age only to Virginia's, and the most distinguished of the four oldest continuously used governors' mansions.

Condition:
The landmark is in good condition.

In Fall 2006, selected portions of basement (window blinds, painting, floor coverings and furniture) were remodeled.


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