JSU unveils historic marker at first football field

Photo: WJTV

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — Jackson State University unveiled a historical marker at the site of its first football field.

The ceremony was held Friday at 11 a.m. in front of the John Peoples Science Building on the Alumni Field.

School officials said the Alumni Field 1922 for $5,000.

The Tigers played there before they called the Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium their home field.

 

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