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Tour of Historic Jackson Mississippi

Created by Danel Kingsley on April 27th 2019, 8:38:34 pm.

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This tour of downtown Jackson includes numerous museums as well as landmarks related to the history of diverse residents of the state from the International Museum of Muslim Cultures to locations of major milestones in the civil rights movement to sites related to the Confederacy. Highlights of the tour include the former Mississippi State Capitol, the Alamo Theater, the Mississippi Museum of Art, and the site where Freedom Riders and other civil rights activists were arrested. The tour includes the Mississippi Department of Archives and History and several museums dedicated to the history of Jackson and the state of Mississippi, so be sure to leave plenty of time to visit each site.