Is this your first time here?

Each day, Clio connects thousands of people to nearby culture and history. Our website and mobile app are free for everyone and designed to make it easy to discover cultural and historical sites throughout the United States. You can search for nearby sites, take a walking tour, create your own itinerary, or simply go for a walk or drive and let Clio show you nearby sites using our mobile app. Clio is non-profit and free for everyone thanks to the support of people like you. Donations are tax- deductible! Click here to learn more!

Jackson Cemetery

Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art (State Historical Landmark)
Draft Entry This entry is a draft. It is pending review by an administrator or manager.

Listen

Established in 1801, this cemetery holds the graves of Stonewall Jackson’s father, sister and great-grandparents as well as Dolly Payne Madison’s sister and mother. The Jackson graves are well-marked and are located in the rear of the cemetery.

Listen

T .his cemetery was established on the location of George Jackson’s orchard. John Jackson, father of George was buried here in 1801. The cemetery was established in 1801.  George Jackson deeded the cemetery to the community. During the Civil War, soldiers camped within the cemetery grounds. Over the years, the cemetery has been damaged. In 1999, The Jackson Cemetery Memorial Foundation was formed as a Community Improvement Project spearheaded by The Clarksburg Stonewall Jackson Civic Club in cooperation with the Clarksburg City Government who is responsible for the upkeep of the cemetery.
Address
S Linden Ave
Clarksburg, WV 26426
Tags
  • Colonial History
  • Cultural History
This location was created on 2017-09-29 by Austin Stewart .   It was last updated on 2017-12-12 by Austin Stewart .

This entry has been viewed 15 times within the past year


ResponsiveVoice used under Non-Commercial License