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Jackson Cemetery

Historic Sites, Monuments, Landmarks, and Public Art (State Historical Landmark)
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Established in 1801, this cemetery holds the graves of Stonewall Jackson’s father, sister and great-grandparents as well as Dolly Payne Madison’s sister and mother. The Jackson graves are well-marked and are located in the rear of the cemetery.


T .his cemetery was established on the location of George Jackson’s orchard. John Jackson, father of George was buried here in 1801. The cemetery was established in 1801.  George Jackson deeded the cemetery to the community. During the Civil War, soldiers camped within the cemetery grounds. Over the years, the cemetery has been damaged. In 1999, The Jackson Cemetery Memorial Foundation was formed as a Community Improvement Project spearheaded by The Clarksburg Stonewall Jackson Civic Club in cooperation with the Clarksburg City Government who is responsible for the upkeep of the cemetery.
S Linden Ave
Clarksburg, WV 26426
  • Colonial History
  • Cultural History
This location was created on 2017-09-29 by Austin Stewart .   It was last updated on 2017-12-12 by Austin Stewart .

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