Mississippi Governor's Mansion, Jackson

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Government Building · Hidden Gem · Architectural Building
The Mississippi Governor's Mansion is the official residence of the Governor of Mississippi which is currently Tate Reeves. It is located in downtown Jackson, Mississippi, south of the Mississippi State Capitol, at the south end of Smith Park. Completed in 1841 to a design by state architect William Nichols, it is the second-oldest governor's residence in active use in the nation, and a prominent example of Greek Revival architecture. It was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1975, and was declared a Mississippi Landmark in 1985.
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  • Margeret Robeson gave a terrific tour of the Governor’s Mansion, complete with history of the building, residents, and garden. We went during off times, and had the incredibly knowledgeable Ms...  more »
  • We went on Christmas Day so it was closed. But we got to walk around the building itself and take some pictures. The building is beautiful and well maintained, the landscaping is immaculate. Very...  more »
  • Well worth the tour. We learned alot about President Jackson and his beloved wife. He was truly a gracious host in his TN home.
  • Great architecture from the outside. I wish we were able to explore the inside!

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