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Mathias in Hardy County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Howard's Lick/Jackson Home

 
 
Howard's Lick Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, April 10, 2011
1. Howard's Lick Marker
The opposite side of marker is Jackson Home
Inscription.
Howard's Lick
Howard's Lick, or Lee White Sulphur Springs, was once owned by Gen. Henry "Light Horse Harry" Lee of Revolutionary War fame. It was owned later by Charles Carter Lee, brother of the beloved Gen. Robert E. Lee.

Jackson Home
Here John Jackson and wife, great-grandparents of Gen. "Stonewall" Jackson, settled about 1750 and here was born Edward Jackson, grandfather of the great military genius, before the family moved to the Buckhannon River.
 
Erected 1980 by West Virginia Department of Culture and History.
 
Location. 38° 52.802′ N, 78° 51.907′ W. Marker is in Mathias, West Virginia, in Hardy County. Marker is on West Virginia Route 259 0.1 miles north of Howard's Lick River State Park Road (County Route 12), on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mathias WV 26812, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lost Riverís First Church (approx. 3.8 miles away); James Ward Wood (approx. 3.8 miles away); Woodlawn (approx. 4.9 miles away); Lost River
Jackson Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, April 10, 2011
2. Jackson Home Marker
The opposite side is Howard's Lick marker
(approx. 5.9 miles away); Action at Mill Creek (approx. 10.1 miles away in Virginia); Mill Island (approx. 12.1 miles away); Maslin House (approx. 13.7 miles away); Cemetery Hill (approx. 13.7 miles away).
 
Categories. Notable PersonsSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
Howard's Lick/Jackson Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, April 10, 2011
3. Howard's Lick/Jackson Home Marker
Photo taken looking north on WV Route 259.
Howard's Lick/Jackson Home Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, April 10, 2011
4. Howard's Lick/Jackson Home Marker
Photo taken from across WV Route 259.
Lee White Sulphur Spring on Howard's Lick Run image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, March 25, 2012
5. Lee White Sulphur Spring on Howard's Lick Run
The spring mentioned in the marker in Lost River State Park.
Lee Cabin in Lost River State Park image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, March 25, 2012
6. Lee Cabin in Lost River State Park
Summer Cabin built by Henry Lee around 1800 across from Lee White Sulphur Spring and now a museum in the park and on the National Register for Historic Places.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 704 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania.   5, 6. submitted on , by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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