Mississippi Governor's Mansion

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Mississippi Governor's Mansion
Mississippi Governors Mansion.jpg
Mississippi Governor's Mansion is located in Mississippi
Mississippi Governor's Mansion
Mississippi Governor's Mansion is located in the US
Mississippi Governor's Mansion
Location 300 East Capitol Street, Jackson, Mississippi
Coordinates 32°17′59.77″N 90°11′0.01″W / 32.2999361°N 90.1833361°W / 32.2999361; -90.1833361Coordinates: 32°17′59.77″N 90°11′0.01″W / 32.2999361°N 90.1833361°W / 32.2999361; -90.1833361
Built 1839
Architect William Nichols, William S. Hull
Architectural style Greek Revival
Part of Smith Park Architectural District (#76001097)
NRHP Reference # 69000085
USMS # 049-JAC-0013-NHL-ML
Significant dates
Added to NRHP November 25, 1969[2]
Designated NHL April 24, 1975[3]
Designated CP April 23, 1976
Designated USMS March 5, 1986[1]

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,[3][4] an honor previously bestowed on only one other state gubernatorial residence.[5] The mansion was also declared a Mississippi Landmark in 1985.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "Mississippi Landmarks" (PDF). Mississippi Department of Archives and History. May 2008. Retrieved May 12, 2009. 
  2. ^ National Park Service (2007-01-23). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 
  3. ^ a b "Mississippi Governor's Mansion". National Historic Landmark summary listing. National Park Service. Retrieved 2007-10-24. 
  4. ^ Nancy B. Schwartz (March 20, 1975). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination: Governor's Mansion" (pdf). National Park Service.  and Accompanying 3 photos, exterior, from 1969. (787 KB)
  5. ^ Governor's Mansion, at Mississippi Department of Archives & History

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