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Jackie O’ House

Location Information:
1700 Ninth Street South
Columbus, MS 39701

Contact Information:

Phone: (662) 327-5100
Website: http://www.jackieohouse.com
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Description:

The Jackie O House was built in 1907 by Thomas G. Owen. Mr. Owen was a great lover of flowers and he spent much of his time in the cultivation and propagation process of flowers in his home yard . . . from this little beginning grew the mammoth greenhouse industry which was said to be the largest floral establishment south of the Ohio River. Cut flowers were shipped everyday of the year to all parts of the American continent. The area is very extensive . . . at least 200,000 square feet under glass. . . where all varieties of cut flowers. potted plants, ornamental evergreens, and roses were grown.


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Whitehall (c. 1843)

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Upcoming Events

Eudora Welty Writers’ Symposium

19 Oct 2017

Thursday-Saturday, Oct. 19-21, 29th annual Eudora Welty Writers’ Symposium All Symposium events will be held…
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Caledonia Days

20 Oct 2017

Celebrate the Town of Caledonia during the annual Caledonia Days festival Friday and Saturday, October…
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MSU Bulldogs Football vs. Kentucky

21 Oct 2017

The Mississippi State Bulldogs take on the University of Kentucky Wildcats in David Wade Stadium. Time…
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