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Stonewall Jackson Grave

314 S Main St, Lexington, VA 24450-2320
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Respectful Resting Place

After touring the house, this is a must see. We went there after church on Sunday with our Cadet. I... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Carl F
Peaceful.

A peaceful place to walk thru and visit Stonewall's gravesite. Beautiful plant life and wildlife... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
AMiller121
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Columbia, South Carolina
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
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“civil war” (29 reviews)
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314 S Main St, Lexington, VA 24450-2320
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After touring the house, this is a must see. We went there after church on Sunday with our Cadet. I highly recommend reading the book, "Rebel Yell" by S. C. Gwynne before touting the house or visiting the grave. It gave this New Hampshire Yankee...More

Thank Carl F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A peaceful place to walk thru and visit Stonewall's gravesite. Beautiful plant life and wildlife. Great trees!

Thank AMiller121
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Center piece is the Jackson graves. This is a must see a lot of confederate graves. It is a very well kept Cemetery. We sent a few hours just walking around looking at all the different stones and tombs. Very nice place to go and...More

Thank Connie S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stonewall Jackson had a penchant for eating lemons, hence the lemons on his grave! I recommend visiting the site before politically correct people insist on the statue being taken down.

Thank Madison S
Reviewed 21 August 2017

This cemetery iis well worth a visit and includes the burial place of Jonathan Stonewall Jackson. It is the resting place of many other local notables, including those affiliated with VMI. Interesting.

Thank UKHeritage
Reviewed 18 August 2017

This is a must-see for Civil War buffs, with numerous gravesites of CSA soldiers. The graves of Stonewall Jackson and his family are in the center.

Thank Darin S
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Stumbled upon it! I hope nobody desicrates this tomb. Beautiful cemetery and town. There is a lot of history in this area.

Thank RalphBear
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend! Gives a chance to take in the history of our county! Lexington is one of our family's favorite cities!

Thank Erin C
Reviewed 4 August 2017

Quiet, reverential, and emotional, this cemetery, and the Jackson monument, commands respect and thought. Jackson began his teaching career at V.M.I. before the war, left in 1861 when he was called by the Confederacy, never again to return to his beloved adopted town. The remains...More

Thank southernsaga
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Although a graduate of West Point, Jackson taught at local VMI near his resting place. On occasion people adorn Jackson's grave with lemons, his only vice.

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