Jackson Place Park

Overview and amenities for Jackson Place Park

Jackson Park baseball field home plate
Jackson Park baseball field home plate by Mark Groth

According to the book, “From Village to Neighborhood: A History of Old North St. Louis” by Miranda Rabus Rectenwald and Andrew Hurley, “Jackson Place, dedicated as a recreational park, is the second oldest park in all of St. Louis.”

Jackson Place at Eleventh and North Market Streets was a "circular piece of ground" set aside for Park use for the subdivisions of North St. Louis in 1816. After its site was included with the new St. Louis City Limits of 1841, it was accepted by the City as a gift from the original owners.

Ordinance Year: 1816

Size: 0.71 acres

Park Type: City Park

Maintained By:
Parks Division

Related Neighborhoods
Old North St. Louis

Related Wards
Ward 5

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