Stonewall Jackson House

Stonewall Jackson House (HMLG9)

Location: Lexington, VA 24450
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N 37° 45.749', W 79° 25.532'

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Future Confederate Lt. Gen. Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson and his second wife, Mary Anna Morrison, owned a house on Washington Street from 1859 to 1861, while he taught at the Virginia Military Institute. It is the only house he ever owned. A typical Valley I-house built for Cornelius Dorman in 1801, its facade was altered and a stone addition erected before Jackson bought it. In 1907 the Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital opened in the house, and it became a museum in 1954. In the 1970s the Historic Lexington Foundation restored the house to its appearance during Jackson's occupancy. Since 1995 it has been owned by the Stonewall Jackson Foundation.
HM NumberHMLG9
Marker NumberQ 11-a
Year Placed2000
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 1st, 2014 at 5:44am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 638683 N 4180629
Decimal Degrees37.76248333, -79.42553333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 45.749', W 79° 25.532'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 45' 44.94" N, 79° 25' 31.92" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 687 E Midland Trail, Lexington VA 24450, US
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