Jitney 14

Jitney 14 (HM266N)

Location: Jackson, MS 39202 Hinds County
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Country: United States of America
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N 32° 18.754', W 90° 10.472'

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The Jitney Jungle grocery store chain was
founded in 1919 by the McCarty and Holman
families. In 1933, Jitney No. 14 held its
grand opening in this Tudor Revival
building designed by Emmett Hull. The
building, called "The English Village,"
was enlarged in 1941 by architect N.W.
Overstreet to include a drug store,
beauty parlor, and dress shop. Author
Eudora Welty was a regular customer. The
current building, which is still a hub of
local commerce, retains the original
"No. 14" lettering above the entrances.
HM NumberHM266N
Series This marker is part of the series
Year Placed2017
Placed ByThe Mississippi Department of Archives and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, March 23rd, 2018 at 10:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15S E 766017 N 3578590
Decimal Degrees32.31256667, -90.17453333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 32° 18.754', W 90° 10.472'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds32° 18' 45.24" N, 90° 10' 28.32" W
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Area Code(s)601
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 904 E Fortification St, Jackson MS 39202, US
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