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Clarksburg in Harrison County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

The Jackson Cemetery

 
 
The Jackson Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, May 31, 2021
1. The Jackson Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  In this cemetery lie buried members of the Stonewall Jackson family: his father Jonathan, a sister Elizabeth, his great grandparents John Jackson and wife Elizabeth Cummings. Buried here also are Mrs. Mary Payne Jackson and Mrs. Mary Coles Payne, sister and mother of Dorothy (Dolly) Madison, wife of President James Madison. Some Civil War soldiers lie buried in this place; called Jackson Park.
 
Erected 1964 by West Virginia Historic Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesGovernment & PoliticsWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list.
 
Location. 39° 16.758′ N, 80° 19.408′ W. Marker is in Clarksburg, West Virginia, in Harrison County. Marker is on East Pike Street (West Virginia Route 20) west of Charleston Avenue, on the left when traveling west. It is at Jackson Park. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 575 E Pike St, Clarksburg WV 26301, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker
The Jackson Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, May 31, 2021
2. The Jackson Cemetery Marker
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. Palace Furniture Building (approx. ¾ mile away); Towers School (approx. ¾ mile away); Northwest Academy (approx. ¾ mile away); John S. Carlile (approx. 0.8 miles away); Harrison County Soldiers Monument (approx. 0.8 miles away); Clarksburg Convention (approx. 0.8 miles away); "Stonewall" Jackson (approx. 0.8 miles away); Union Meetings (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clarksburg.
 
Grave of Jonathan Jackson image. Click for full size.
By Bradley Owen, September 29, 2012
3. Grave of Jonathan Jackson
Original gravestone in the foreground and a replacement is behind.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 21, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 2, 2021, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 76 times since then. Last updated on June 20, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 2, 2021, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.   3. submitted on June 20, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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