Old Mississippi State Capitol & History Museum, Jackson, MS Photos

The Old Greek Revival Mississippi State Capitol was built 1839 and was designed by architect William Nichols. It is now the home of the Mississippi History Museum.

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Old Mississippi State Capitol with heritage buildings along Capitol Street. Jackson, MS.Dome of Old Mississippi State Capitol. Jackson, MS.Old Mississippi State Capitol now State Museum. Jackson, MS.Brick & marble facade of Old Mississippi State Capitol. Jackson, MS.
Old Mississippi State Capitol with heritage buildings along Capitol Street. Jackson, MS.Dome of Old Mississippi State Capitol. Jackson, MS.Old Mississippi State Capitol (1839) (State & Capitol) now State Museum. Jackson, MS. Style: Greek Revival. Architect: William Nichols. On National Register.Brick & marble facade of Old Mississippi State Capitol. Jackson, MS.
Neoclassical details of Old Mississippi State Capitol. Jackson, MS.Silver coffee urn from Natchez home of Winthrop Sargent, first governor of Mississippi Territory at Museum of Mississippi History. Jackson, MS.Seal of Missisippi [sic] Territory used until 1817 at Museum of Mississippi History. Jackson, MS.Chickasaw Indian beaded sash or baldric given by Chief William Colbert when Chickasaws were removed from MS to Indian Territory in 1830s at Museum of Mississippi History. Jackson, MS.
Neoclassical details of Old Mississippi State Capitol. Jackson, MS.Silver coffee urn from Natchez home of Winthrop Sargent, first governor of Mississippi Territory (1798-1801) at Museum of Mississippi History. Jackson, MS.Seal of Missisippi [sic] Territory (1798) used until 1817 at Museum of Mississippi History. Jackson, MS.Chickasaw Indian beaded sash or baldric given by Chief William Colbert when Chickasaws were removed from MS to Indian Territory in 1830s at Museum of Mississippi History. Jackson, MS.
Detail of Princess Feather pattern quilt by Mary Hicks Stovall at Museum of Mississippi History. Jackson, MS.Corncob & wax wick candle served settlers in time of shortage at Museum of Mississippi History. Jackson, MS.Fairytale figurines by Walter Anderson at Museum of Mississippi History. Jackson, MS.Civil Rights buttons like We Shall Overcome at Museum of Mississippi History. Jackson, MS.
Detail of Princess Feather pattern quilt (c1825-45) by Mary Hicks Stovall at Museum of Mississippi History. Jackson, MS.Corncob & wax wick candle served settlers in time of shortage at Museum of Mississippi History. Jackson, MS.Fairytale figurines (mid 20th C) by Walter Anderson at Museum of Mississippi History. Jackson, MS.Civil Rights buttons (1960s) like We Shall Overcome at Museum of Mississippi History. Jackson, MS.
Winter Archives , part of home of Museum of Mississippi History. Jackson, MS.


Winter Archives (North & Amite), part of home of Museum of Mississippi History. Jackson, MS.



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