Jackson in Madison County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Home of Casey Jones
"All the switchmen knew by the engine's moan's, that the man at the throttle was Casey Jones."
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4D 32.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Railroads & Streetcars. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1838.
Location. 35° 39.595′ N, 88° 51.322′ W. Marker is in Jackson, Tennessee, in Madison County. Marker can be reached from Casey Jones Lane west of Bypass U.S. 45. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 30 Casey Jones Lane, Jackson TN 38305, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Carl Lee Perkins (within shouting distance of this marker); Reelfoot and Laughing Eyes (within shouting distance of this marker); This Log Cabin was from Henderson County Jackson (within shouting distance of this marker); Union University (approx. 0.9 miles away); In Memory Of Merry Boy (approx. 1.6 miles away); Willow Banks / Chevy Chase (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Jackson Memorial Carillon and Carillon Tower at First Presbyterian Church (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jackson.
More about this marker. Sign, home and railroad museum are in the Casey Joney Village.
Also see . . . Casey Jones Village. Casey Jones Home & Railroad Museum (Submitted on February 14, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on February 12, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 737 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on February 12, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.