Over time, many of the park squares have been developed rather than maintained as green space.
City blocks alternated with parks and other open spaces.
They gave up their tribal membership and became state and United States citizens at the time.
Today, most Choctaw in Mississippi have reorganized and are part of the federally recognized Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.
Jackson was first connected by railroad to other cities in 1840.
An 1844 map shows Jackson linked by an east-west rail line running between Vicksburg, Raymond, and Brandon.