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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)

Whitehall (c. 1843)

Open by appointment. Circa 1843 NATIONAL REGISTER HISTORIC DISTRICT   This pillared mansion was built near the street, although the property extended over an entire city block; it includes gardens,…

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Upcoming Events

Lion Hills Golf Course Ladies Scramble

25 Aug 2017

This golf event is hosted by Lion Hills Center and Golf Course, 2331 Military Road,…
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Island Paddle Fest: Canoe, Kayak and Paddleboard Race

26 Aug 2017

Join in the fun for the 2017 Island Paddle Fest! Saturday, August 26th. Registration begins…
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Reception honoring Rep. Tyrone Ellis

26 Aug 2017

Saturday, August 26, at 6 p.m., a reception to honor retiring State Representative Tyrone Ellis…
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