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The Smith Robertson Museum and Cultural Center is an African American heritage museum in Jackson, Mississippi. It is aptly situated in the heart of the city?s historic black community, featuring the stories and rich past of the African-Americans of the region.

Housed in the former Smith Robertson School, the Smith Robertson Museum and Cultural Center is teeming with history and heritage. The site, for one, is notable for being the first public school established for African Americans in the city of Jackson. It opened in 1894 and served the community until 1971. The school and museum was named after Smith Robertson, a successful African American businessman and politician best noted for being the first black alderman in Jackson.

The Smith Robertson Museum and Cultural Center features exhibits of African-American art and artifacts associated with the local black community.
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City: Jackson
County: Hinds
Address: 528 Bloom St
Zip: 39202
Phone Number: 601 960 1457
Category: Museum
Website: Smith Robertson Museum
and Cultural Center
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