The time is the mid-1950s, and your dad stops the family car at the northwest corner of North State and Capitol streets. You get out and start walking to the Illinois Central depot, which is on Mill Street, about a mile distant.
Walking Jackson’s busiest and most fascinating thoroughfare in these times is a treat. Like a giant open-air shopping mall, it is so long and so filled with things to see and do, you plan to break the trip into two sections. This week’s journey takes you from State Street to Lamar Street.