April 2022

02Apr9:00 am4:00 pmWhere It All Began- A Look Back At The Early History of Jackson


Event Details

9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Downtown History Scavenger Hunt hosted by the Jackson Madison County Library. Pick up a map at the downtown library front desk. The scavenger hunt includes 12 locations and anyone who completes the hunt will receive a free bicentennial t-shirt.


10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Carnegie Legends exhibit will be free to the public. The Carnegie originally opened in 1903 as the first public library. Now, the building is devoted to telling stories in a different way. On the lower floor, a 70 seat theater is the perfect, intimate venue for songwriter nights, and the first floor is devoted to the Legends Museum.


10 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.

Walking Tour of downtown by historian Robert Briley will start and end at the Courthouse.


10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

LD2 Market Shoppes at 215 N. Church, formerly the Delaney’s building


10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

The Ned at 314 E Main St, formerly City Hall. In addition to guided tours, the Ned is hosting two art exhibits. Josie Goulding will have an exhibit in our upstairs gallery and the West Tennessee Artisan Trail will have an exhibit in the main gallery, downstairs.


11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Listen to actors portraying some of our city’s most influential businessmen and politicians from 1847-1940, and see the varying architecture of the homes (all on the Historic Register) as you walk through the neighborhood of East Main Street in Jackson. Tours consisting of small groups will leave from the East Main Street Park, near the railroad tracks, every 15-30 minutes beginning at 11 am. Presented by the POEMS Historic Preservation Committee.


2 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Madison County has been home to many talented Black musicians. Come and hear the fascinating stories and view a mini-series by Mr. Howard Rambsy of all these notable musicians with connections to Jackson with national fame at the Carnegie 305 E College St.


All events are free and open to the public.

Event Date: 4/2/22

Start Time: 9 a.m.

End Time: 4 p.m.

Location: 400 South Highland Avenue Jackson, TN 38301

Cost: 0



Contact Information for Event:


Email Address: celebrate@jacksonmadison200.com

Phone: 1 (731) 234-1862

Event Website: https://jacksonmadison200.com/event/where-it-all-began-a-look-back-at-the-early-history-of-jackson/

Company Website: https://jacksonmadison200.com/




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