Mississippi State Capitol

State capitol building of the U.S. state of Mississippi

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Mississippi State Capitol Building
Mississippi State Capitol is located in Mississippi
Mississippi State Capitol
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Mississippi State Capitol is located in the United States
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LocationFronting Mississippi St., between N. President and N. West Sts., Jackson, Mississippi
Coordinates32°18′14″N 90°10′56″W / 32.30389°N 90.18222°W / 32.30389; -90.18222Coordinates: 32°18′14″N 90°10′56″W / 32.30389°N 90.18222°W / 32.30389; -90.18222
Built1901-1903 took 28 months renovations were in 1979-1982
ArchitectTheodore C. Link, Bernard R. Green (consultant to the State House Commission)
Architectural styleBeaux Arts
NRHP reference No.69000086
USMS No.049-JAC-0001-NR-ML
Significant dates
Added to NRHPNovember 25, 1969[2]
Designated NHLOctober 31, 2016[3]
Designated USMSMarch 5, 1986[1]

The Mississippi State Capitol or the “New Capitol,” has been the seat of the state’s government since it succeeded the old statehouse in 1903. Located in Jackson, it was designated as a Mississippi Landmark in 1986, a National Historic Landmark in 2016 and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1969.

  1. ^ "Mississippi Landmarks" (PDF). Mississippi Department of Archives and History. May 2008. Archived from the original (PDF) on October 9, 2010. Retrieved May 12, 2009.
  2. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.
  3. ^ "Secretary Jewell, Director Jarvis Announce 10 New National Historic Landmarks Illustrating America's Diverse History, Culture". Department of the Interior. November 2, 2016. Retrieved November 3, 2016.

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