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The Oaks House Museum

823 North Jefferson Street, Jackson, MS 39202, USA

The Boyd House, also known as The Oaks, is on the National Register of Historic Places.  Built about 1853, this was the home of longtime mayor James H. Boyd both before and after the Civil War.  The house is one of the few extant structures to have survived the burning of Jackson and is now a museum operated by the Colonial Dames.


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From I-55 take High Street exit (96B) west to North Jefferson Street. Turn north on Jefferson Street; the museum is 823, on the west side of the street. There is a white picket fence in front of the house.

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Adults $4.50, children $3.00, seniors $3.50; group rates available.


Open Tuesday and Friday from 10:00 A.M.-3:00 P.M. Also open by appointment; closed on major holidays.



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