History

Overview
Former Mayor Charlie Brown and the council of the City of Jackson commissioned Marshall Avett, former publisher and editor of the Jackson Progress-Argus, to compile a history of the City of Jackson.  Mr. Avett researched news articles published in the Jackson Progress-Argus and interviewed long term residents of Jackson to find out the stories and events that shaped the city into what it is today.

Download the complete history of Jackson.

Old Photos
View old photos from around the city.