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Jackson library to be razed for green space near history museums

Posted on AllSides April 19th, 2024
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JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A public library that fell into disrepair will be torn down to make way for a new green space near two history museums that have become one of the top tourist attractions in Mississippi’s capital city. The board of the state Department of Archives and History on Friday approved a demolition permit for the Eudora Welty Library, which is named after the acclaimed author but did not house important documents from her. The library is near the Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights...

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