Acrylic Fridge Magnet souvenir from Jackson Downtown
Downtown Jackson is the busiest place in Mississippi, as all the business activities of the state are handled there, but that is not the only reason for its importance; this city has various significant monuments that are the main tourist attraction in town. Acrylic fridge magnet depicts the dome of the Mississippi State Capitol, Mississippi Governor's Mansion, and other historical landmarks. It is common for visitors to collect souvenirs from historical sites. The acrylic fridge magnet gives an elegant touch to the souvenir because of its antique finish.
Interesting facts about Jackson downtown
The Mississippi Museum of Art is said to have the world's largest collection of folk art and crafts. Jackson, Mississippi's largest city and state capital, is home to nearly 200,000 inhabitants. In 1835, Congressman Davy Crockett made angry remarks about the courthouse stairs, after his defeat in the reelection. After a year of this incident, he and Micajah Autry (another Jackson resident), were found dead at the Alamo. Moreover, during the antebellum era, Jackson was the transportation center for agricultural products on the Forked Deer River.
History of Jackson
Jackson city veils a huge chunk of history within it. The things worth mentioning include the time when Tennessee general assembly gave the approval for the formation of Madison County in 1821; Jackson was made the county seat in the subsequent year. Another historical moment transpired in 1864, when the Federal troops occupied Jackson in the Civil War. Federal raiders threatened to burn Jackson down, if they weren't paid a ransom. Even though Jackson met the raider's demands, they burned most of downtown Jackson. Along with this, a number of other natural disasters, war fires and relocation of the railroads left the city a shell; today, only a few houses are left along the historic Presbyterian Church.