Governor’s Mansion, Jackson, Mississippi

This image shows the classic front portico of the Governor’s Mansion in the state capitol, Jackson, Mississippi. It is located pretty much in the center of the city.

Color Photo by Hubert Lowman

The description states:

THE GOVERNOR’S MANSION, JACKSON, MISSISSIPPI…

Claiming the distinction of being first to build a home for its Chief Executive, Mississippi completed the stately structure in 1842. The front entrance is a replica of the east entrance of the White House. Located on Capitol Street, in the heart of downtown Jackson.

–The mansion is currently on the National Register of Historic Places, one of only two governor’s mansions so designated to date.

This card likely dates from the 1950s.

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