Organized in Jackson in 1846, the first Catholic Church was burned by General William Tecumseh Sherman in 1863. A second ... More
Cathedral of St. Peter the Apostle
Organized in Jackson in 1846, the first Catholic Church was burned by General William Tecumseh Sherman in 1863. A second structure suffered a similar fate; the current cathedral was begun in 1897 and dedicated three years later. As the seat of the archdiocese, St. Peter's is home to the area's Catholic bishop and serves as general headquarters for Catholics in the state. Daily and weekly masses are held, with confessional services taking place every Saturday.
Dating to 1889, this beautiful home was built for Bishop Charles Betts Galloway, an internationally known preacher of the Methodist
faith and longtime head of the Galloway Memorial United Methodist Church, which is located across the street. Author of ...
This traditional horseshoe shaped stadium (a.k.a. A.C. Butch Lambert Field) is the home of the Jackson State University Tigers football
team and the famous Jaycettes. Besides the standard Saturday football mayhem, the 60, 492 seat facility hosts the high ...
The annual Mississippi 4 H State Horse Championships take place every year in July. Youth from the age group of
8 18 take part in this annual event. Participants show horse riding skills a well as show off their ...