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Mississippi Governor's Mansion, Jackson

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The Mississippi Governor's Mansion is a historic U.S. residence in Jackson, Mississippi, located at 300 East Capitol Street. It is the second oldest executive residence in the United States that has been continuously occupied as a gubernatorial residence (only Virginia's Executive Mansion is older).On November 25, 1969, it was added to the U.S. National Register of Historic Places. It was designated a National Historic Landmark by the U.S. Department of Interior in 1975, an honor previously bestowed on only one other state gubernatorial residence. The mansion was also declared a Mississippi Landmark in 1985.
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  • Enjoyed our tour of the second oldest governor's mansion in the U.S on a rainy day. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and interesting. My pet peeve in these places is not being allowed to take pho...  more »
  • This was an interesting part of history. Not a place to sit so if you are needing to sit you must go back out of the mansion.  more »
  • blgd that has changed over the years from slave day till its present time, lot of history here also. guide was very friendly and very knowledge of bldg history.  more »
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  • A part of History not to be desturbed! Here The Tour is awesome! PROUD MISSISSIPPIANS.
  • I loved this tour I went on yesterday morning, March 2016. The host was very knowledgeable and friendly. Everything was beautiful. Would very much recommend, plus it's free!
  • Great place to visit.
  • The host was very pleasant. Everyone should go to the mansion and see it.