Near Weston in Lewis County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Welcome to Historic Jackson’s Mill, the boyhood home of General Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson
It was to this environment that Cummins’ nephew, Thomas Jackson, came to live in 1830 when he was six years old, following the deaths of his parents, Jonathan and Julia. Thomas spent the next 12 years here, raised by Cummins in the family traditions of milling and politics. In 1842, at the age of 18, Thomas left Cummins’ home for West Point and a distinguished military career.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1801.
Location. 39° 5.823′ N, 80° 28.098′ W. Marker is near Weston, West Virginia, in Lewis County. Marker is on Jacksons Mill Road (County Route 10) 2.6 milesTouch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 160 Jacksons Mill Road, Weston WV 26452, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mary Conrad Cabin (a few steps from this marker); Jackson’s Mill (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Jackson's Mill (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Jackson’s Mill (within shouting distance of this marker); Graves of Heroes (approx. 1.7 miles away); Jackson’s Mill / Jackson Graves (approx. 2.4 miles away); First M.P. Church (approx. 3.4 miles away); Gen. Lightburn (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Weston.
Credits. This page was last revised on May 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 24, 2021, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 36 times since then. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 24, 2021, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.