Temporary State Capital

Temporary State Capital (HMXSX)

Location: Columbia, MS 39429 Marion County
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Country: United States of America
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N 31° 15.064', W 89° 50.12'

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The 5th session of the Mississippi Legislature met in Columbia in Nov. 1821, and in a special session in June 1822. Walter Leake was inaugurated Governor here in January 1822; the Legislature passed laws for the education of the poor; approved Le Fluer's Bluff, now Jackson, as the site for the permanent state capital; and adopted Poindexter's Code.
Year Placed1991
Placed ByMississippi Department of Archives and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 6:26am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 229982 N 3460894
Decimal Degrees31.25106667, -89.83533333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 15.064', W 89° 50.12'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 15' 3.84" N, 89° 50' 7.20" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)601
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 489-501 Meak Alley, Columbia MS 39429, US
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