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Near Weston in Lewis County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Jackson's Mill

 
 
Jackson's Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, June 10, 2008
1. Jackson's Mill Marker
Inscription. Site of boyhood home of Gen. Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson. The first mill was built about 1808 by his grandfather, Col. Edward Jackson, who became a leader in border affairs. It is now the site of the W. Va. 4-H Camp for Boys and Girls.
 
Erected by State of West Virginia.
 
Location. 39° 5.828′ N, 80° 28.138′ W. Marker is near Weston, West Virginia, in Lewis County. Marker is on Jackson Mill Road (County Route 10), on the left when traveling west. Click for map. Between the old Jackson Mill and the entrance to the Jackson Mill Conference Center. Marker is in this post office area: Weston WV 26452, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Jackson's Mill (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Hacker's Creek/Jane Lew (approx. 3.4 miles away); First M.P. Church (approx. 3.5 miles away); Gen. Lightburn (approx. 3.5 miles away); Weston State Hospital (approx. 3.9 miles away); Weston Colored School (approx. 4 miles away); a different marker also named Weston State Hospital (approx. 4 miles away); Trans-Allegheny Lunatic Asylum (approx. 4.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Weston.
 
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWar, US Civil
 
Jackson's Mill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, June 10, 2008
2. Jackson's Mill Marker
Looking west on Co. Route 10 (Jackson Mill Road). Airport run way on the left.
Jackson's Mill Replica of Homestead image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, June 10, 2008
3. Jackson's Mill Replica of Homestead
Replica of the old homestead located across road from the marker.
Old Jackson's Mill image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, June 10, 2008
4. Old Jackson's Mill
The mill is the only original structure remaining from the boyhood years of Jackson. Mill is loated on the banks of West Fork River.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 390 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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