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Jackson

Jackson: Mississippi Capital City

Jackson is the capital city of Mississippi, and features the impressive Old Capitol Building in the heart of downtown. Take a tour of the Old Capitol museum to learn more about the intriguing history of the state, especially its involvement in the civil rights movement. The Jim Buck Ross Agriculture Museum, or "Ag museum", is primarily outdoors, with fascinating exhibits about the history of crops in Mississippi. Mynelle Gardens features beautifully landscaped gardens tucked away from a busy Jackson street. The flowers and plants are mixed with water features and bridges for a beautiful and relaxing effect. Visit the newly revitalized Fondren area for some unique shopping, beautiful 1920s architecture, and great casual dining."