Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Mathias in Hardy County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Howard's Lick / Jackson Home

 
 
Howard's Lick Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1750.
 
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)
Jackson Home Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Forest McDermott, April 10, 2011
2. Jackson Home Marker
The opposite side is Howard's Lick marker
Click or scan to see
this page online
, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Mathias WV 26812, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mathias Homestead (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mathias Veterans Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Lee House Museum (approx. 3.4 miles away); Lost River’s First Church (approx. 3.8 miles away); James Ward Wood (approx. 3.8 miles away); Woodlawn (approx. 4.9 miles away); Lost River (approx. 5.9 miles away); Action at Mill Creek (approx. 10.1 miles away in Virginia). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Mathias.
 
Howard's Lick/Jackson Home Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.
Photographed 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.
Photographed 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.
Photographed 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 was last revised on June 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 13, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 1,054 times since then and 62 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 13, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania.   5, 6. submitted on March 30, 2012, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

Share this page.  
Share on Tumblr
m=50470

CeraNet Cloud Computing sponsors the Historical Marker Database.
Paid Advertisements
 
 

Aug. 16, 2022