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Near Hanson in Hopkins County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Jackson Stage Stop

 
 
Jackson Stage Stop Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, April 25, 2021
1. Jackson Stage Stop Marker
Inscription.  Original two-room brick building, unusual in design, was constructed in 1830 of handmade brick from clay on farm. It served as a stagecoach stop between Hopkinsville and Henderson before completion of the Evansville, Henderson, and Nashville Railroad, 1871. Beckley Jackson, who came from Va. by 1815, provided extra horses and mail distribution point for stage line.
 
Erected 1986 by Kentucky Historical Society and Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1797.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureCommunicationsIndustry & CommerceRoads & Vehicles. In addition, it is included in the Kentucky Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1830.
 
Location. 37° 26.658′ N, 87° 31.807′ W. Marker is near Hanson, Kentucky, in Hopkins County. Marker is on Stagecoach Road (Kentucky Route 1069) north of Tippett Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5929 Stagecoach Road, Hanson KY 42413, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, April 25, 2021
2. Jackson Stage Stop Marker
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, measured as the crow flies. Partisan Rangers (approx. 3.2 miles away); Hanson (approx. 3.3 miles away); Encounter at Burnt Mill (approx. 5.1 miles away); Steuben's Lick (approx. 5.9 miles away); a different marker also named Steuben's Lick (approx. 5.9 miles away); Forrest Reconnoitered (approx. 7.4 miles away); Zion Temple A.M.E. Zion Church (approx. 7.9 miles away); Harvey-Bassett House (approx. 7.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hanson.
 
Also see . . .
1. Beckley Jackson House (Wikipedia). (Submitted on April 27, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.)
2. Beckley Jackson House AKA The Stagecoach Inn. National Register of Historic Places registration form. (Submitted on April 27, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.) 
 
Beckley Jackson House AKA The Stagecoach Inn image. Click for full size.
By Rossograph, Wikimedia Commons CC BY-SA 4.0, March 2021
3. Beckley Jackson House AKA The Stagecoach Inn
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 27, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 27, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 39 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 27, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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