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Home of Casey Jones

 
 
Home of Casey Jones Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, May 20, 2011
1. Home of Casey Jones Marker
Inscription. This is the house where John Luther Jones was living, at the time of his death at the throttle of his engine, “Old 382”, at Vaughan, Miss., April 30, 1900. A folk song has immortalized his name.

"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.)
 
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.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 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 (within shouting distance of this marker); Jackson (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory Of Merry Boy (approx. 1.6 miles away); First Presbyterian Church
Home of Casey Jones & Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, May 20, 2011
2. Home of Casey Jones & Marker
(approx. 2 miles away); Campbell's Levee Bridge (approx. 2.9 miles away); Lambuth College (approx. 3 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 Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Railroads & Streetcars
 
Home of Casey Jones image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, May 20, 2011
3. Home of Casey Jones
Casey Jones Village image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, May 20, 2011
4. Casey Jones Village
Casey Jones Village image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, November 4, 2009
5. Casey Jones Village
The "Judge Milton Brown." image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, November 4, 2009
6. The "Judge Milton Brown."
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on February 12, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 490 times since then and 36 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.
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