The City of Jackson still requires facial coverings as part of the "Mayor's Safe Recovery Jackson Order," now in effect.


Jackson Blues and Civil Rights Trail

The blues and civil rights has a rich history in the City With Soul. Visit all of Jackson’s blues markers for a wealth of blues heritage stories. The Civil Rights Trail provides a tour of the state and those sites that played a pivotal role in the Civil Rights Movement.

Blues & Freedom Trail Markers

Mississippi Blues Trail Markers  •

  • Ace Records - Corner near Capitol and Roach Street
  • Alamo Theatre and Dorothy Moore - 333 North Farish Street
  • Bobby Rush - Lynch Street/Metro Parkway at Valley Street
  • Cassandra Wilson - 3535 Albermarle Road – Brinkley Middle School
  • Edwards Hotel (renamed King Edward Hotel) - 235 West Capitol Street
  • Ishmon Bracey - 2185 Fortune Street – Jim Hill High School
  • Malaco Records - 3023 West Northside Drive
  • Otis Spann & Little Johnny Jones - 547 South Roach Street
  • Queen of Hearts - 2243 Martin Luther King, Jr. Drive
  • Scott Records Company - Corner of Gallatin and Capitol Street
  • Subway Lounge/Summers Hotel - JSU Parkway – 619 West Pearl Street
  • Trumpet Records - 309 North Farish Street

Mississippi Freedom Trail Markers  •
The trail provides a tour of the state and those sites that played a pivotal role in the Civil Rights Movement. Among the first markers unveiled were the Medgar Evers Marker, located at his former home, now a museum, at 2332 Margaret Walker Alexander Drive, and at the former Greyhound Bus Station, now an architect’s office, at 239 N. Lamar Street downtown.

  • Medgar Evers’ House - 2332 Margaret Walker Alexander Drive
  • Greyhound Bus Station - 239 North Lamar Street
  • Mississippi State Capitol - 400 High Street
  • Municipal Library - 300 North State Street
  • Woolworth’s Sit-In - 100 E. Capitol Street
  • WLBT - 715 South Jefferson Street
  • COFO Office - 1017 John R. Lynch Street
  • Masonic Temple (M. W. Stringer Grand Lodge) - 1072 John R. Lynch Street
  • Tougaloo College - 500 West Countyline Road
  • Jackson State University (shootings) - 1400 John R. Lynch Street