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The Oaks House Museum

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Located on North Jefferson Street, this house was built in 1846. The Greek Revival cottage was occupied by General William Tecumseh Sherman during the siege of Jackson in June 1863; it was one of only 11 structures left standing after he burned the city. The house is furnished with period antiques including furniture from Abraham Lincolns law office.

Open Tuesday through Saturday 10am-3pm; closed major holidays.

Location: 823 N. Jefferson St., Jackson Mississippi 39202 Telephone 601-353-9339

Other History nearby:
(Vicksburg) Anchuca
(Vicksburg) Balfour House
(Vicksburg) Belle of the Bends
(Vicksburg) Biedenharn Candy Company Museum
(Vicksburg) Biedenharn Museum of Coca-Cola Museum
(Vicksburg) Civil War Living History

12/09 Coming to The Jackson area
World Catfish Festival Belzoni MS April6 This whiskers and fin festival held every April celebrates the world's largest catfish fry. Bands ranging from Gospel, Country, to Rock-n-Roll and Blues! Free Kids Zone!
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