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Smith Park

302 E. Amite St., Jackson, MS, USA

Latitude & Longitude: 32° 18' 5.2236", -90° 10' 57.6876"
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Jackson's only surviving public sqare from Peter Vandorn's original city plan of 1822. Named for James Smith, Scottish manufacturer, Confederate benefactor, and Jackson resident, 1834-1855, who donated funds for a fence around the park in 1884. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1976.

Last updated: 6/17/2009 10:15:00
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