Tisdale library in Jackson, MS, is no longer.

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rssfeeds.clarionledger.com – Mississippi – 2022-10-13 09:13:47

Demolition crews began work Wednesday to take down the former Charles Tisdale Library in Jackson.

Jackson’s long abandoned Charles Tisdale Library on Northside Drive at Manhattan Road is no more.

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Demolition crews began work to remove the building Wednesday, Oct. 12, morning following an order issued earlier this year by the Jackson City Council. The library was permanently closed in April 2017 after frequent in the basement caused mold to permeate the building.

Originally called the Northside Library, the branch was renamed for Tisdale, the late Jackson Advocate publisher, in early 2010. The renaming at the time was spearheaded…

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