Old Mississippi State Capitol

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Old State Capitol
Old Mississippi Capitol Building in Jackson Mississippi.jpg
Old State Capitol in 2010
Old Mississippi State Capitol is located in Mississippi
Old Mississippi State Capitol
Location 100 N. State St., Jackson, Mississippi
Coordinates 32°17′59.15″N 90°10′46.69″W / 32.2997639°N 90.1796361°W / 32.2997639; -90.1796361Coordinates: 32°17′59.15″N 90°10′46.69″W / 32.2997639°N 90.1796361°W / 32.2997639; -90.1796361
Built 1839
Architect William Nichols
Architectural style Greek Revival
Governing body State
NRHP Reference # 69000087
Significant dates
Added to NRHP November 25, 1969[1]
Designated NHL December 14, 1990[2]

The Old Mississippi State Capitol, also known as Old Capitol Museum or Old State Capitol, is a building that is a Mississippi State Historic Site and was declared a National Historic Landmark in 1990.[2][3]

It is located at 100 N. State St, on the east side of State Street at Capitol Street, in Jackson. It is operated as a museum by the state of Mississippi. The building dates from 1837, and was the Mississippi statehouse until 1903. Among the features is a rotunda dome 94 feet high.



  1. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2007-01-23. 
  2. ^ a b "Old Mississippi State Capitol". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2007-10-19. 
  3. ^ Mississippi Department of Archives and History and Ray Skates (July 13, 1990). "National Register of Historic Places Registration: Old Mississippi State Capitol / Old Capitol / Old Capitol Museum". National Park Service.  and Accompanying photos, exterior and interior, from 1865, 1983, 1985, 1990, 1992 and undated. PDF (1.86 MiB)

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