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Located on East Fortification Street, this is a Gothic Revival house built in 1857 by Charles Henry Manship, a decorative painter who was mayor of Jackson during the Civil War. A film describes techniques used to restore the house's original faux woodgraining and marbling. An adjoining visitor center displays Manship family memorabilia and 19th century deorative arts pieces.

Open Tuesday through Friday 9am-4pm, Saturday 10am-4pm; closed holidays.

Location: 420 E. Fortification St., Jackson Mississippi 39202 Telephone 601-961-4724

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