2017 Mississippi Code
Title 39 - Libraries, Arts, Archives and History
Chapter 23 - Mississippi Children's Museum
§ 39-23-3. Location of Mississippi Children's Museum

Universal Citation: MS Code § 39-23-3 (2017)
  • The Mississippi Children's Museum may be located:
    • (a) At the old National Guard Armory located on the Mississippi State Fairgrounds in Jackson, Mississippi, after the repair, renovation, furnishing and equipping of such facility by the Department of Finance and Administration as provided for in Sections 16 through 33 of Chapter 535, Laws of 1997, as amended;
    • (b) In such structure and at such location as shall be submitted by the Board of Directors of the Mississippi Children's Museum, a Mississippi nonprofit corporation, to and approved as an appropriate structure and location by the Department of Finance and Administration, after the repair, renovation, furnishing and equipping of such facility by the Department of Finance and Administration as provided in Sections 16 through 33 of Chapter 535, Laws of 1997, as amended; or
    • (c) In the building, formerly known as the Mississippi Museum of Natural Science, on land located adjacent to the State Fairgrounds in the City of Jackson, County of Hinds, Mississippi, described more specifically as follows:
      • Starting at the point of intersection of the

        North line of Pearl Street and the West line of

        Jefferson Street, run Northerly along the West

        line of Jefferson Street a distance of 240 feet

        to the point of beginning, an iron pin.

        Continue Northerly along the West line of

        Jefferson Street for a distance of 257.9 feet to

        an iron pin; turn left through an angle of 89 degrees -

        57 minutes -- 14 seconds and run Westerly for a

        distance of 278.9 feet to an iron pin on the east

        right-of-way line of the G.M. & O. Railroad; turn

        left through an angle of 79 degrees -- 29 minutes -

        30 seconds and run Southerly along the East right-of-way

        of the G.M. & O. Railroad (Said line being a curve

        to the left with a radius of 2814.93 feet, chord

        definition) for a distance of 260.4 feet to an iron

        pipe; turn left through an angle of 95 degrees -- 12

        minutes -- 26 seconds and run Easterly and parallel

        with the North line of this tract for a distance of

        • 314.7 feet to the point of beginning.
    • (d) On certain real property owned by the State of Mississippi and held by the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce, more particularly described as follows:
      • 39 acres lying in the northeast corner of the

        intersection of Mississippi 25 and Interstate 55.

    • (e) At any location in Hinds County as shall be submitted by the Board of Directors of the Mississippi Children's Museum, a Mississippi nonprofit corporation, to the Department of Finance and Administration and approved as an appropriate location by the Department of Finance and Administration.
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