Location Information
(for the U.S. Post Office and Courthouse)
Name:U.S. Post Office and Courthouse [Eastland Federal Courthouse]
Address:245 Capitol Street, East
City/County:Jackson, Hinds County
Architectural Information
Construction Date:1933
Architectural Styles(s):Art Deco
No. of Stories:5
Registration Information
NR District Name:Smith Park Architectural
NR Status:Contributing
Element No.:2
Context/Comments
This building served as the main post office for Jackson until about 1985, when the new main post office on South Street was opened. It has served as a federal courthouse since its construction. Contains several notable murals. Included in Jackson Landmarks (pp. 39-40).