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Stonewall Jackson House

8 E Washington St, Lexington, VA 24450-2529
+1 540-463-2552
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Thought the working garden was as interesting as the house

The best part of this tour was the information the guide presented. The house itself has been... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
JonInIndy
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Indpls., IN
One Time Stop

This is definitely a one time stop for me. It was interesting, but the majority of the artifacts... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Zacch B
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8 E Washington St, Lexington, VA 24450-2529
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The best part of this tour was the information the guide presented. The house itself has been restored and has more time period pieces in it than Jackson's own property. There are 2 floors to the house and you are led through in small groups...More

Thank JonInIndy
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is definitely a one time stop for me. It was interesting, but the majority of the artifacts were not owned by the Jacksons. The guide was very knowledgeable.

Thank Zacch B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I were thrilled to be in his house in downtown Lexington. It's a great tour, and a fantastic opportunity to wander throughout his house, lft much the same as when he lived there.

Thank 627chuckm
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We love visiting historic homes and, while this is a small one, the staff is welcoming, friendly & knowledgeable. Knew nothing about Stonewall Jackson before the visit (except as Civil War general). Nice video to start and then tour was thorough and honest - some...More

Thank adminnbc
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum is dedicated to Jackson's domestic life as a VMI instructor. Nicely restored and furnished. Don't skip if you have any real interest in American history. Nice staff as well.

Thank C0rgiL0ver
Reviewed 7 November 2017

If you think you know all about southern Confederate generals, open your mind and learn first-hand about real people like Stonewall Jackson whose life and character can be explored more deeply and explained so well at this museum.

Thank A L
Reviewed 1 November 2017

Completely renovated and preserved history of Jackson and the community. The docent tour is well done with knowledge of the local history and intimate detail of the family history. The grounds, house and experience takes you emotionally back in time with an appreciation of our...More

Thank elvisdog01
Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Stopped here for a quick visit. .. very knowledgeable staff and super friendly. .. loved the grounds with flowers.. bushes etc... cute lil gifts in the shops as well!

Thank Penny J
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We should always look back and respect those who shaped this nation. A great place to visit. Many other things to see and do while in this area.

Thank Don B
Reviewed 18 October 2017

We were touring Lexington and this was one of the stops. The tour guide was very knowledgeable and had majored in civil war history in college. We learned so much about him as a person that we had not known before and found the tour...More

Thank winger87
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Al W
8 February 2016|
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Response from Taylor B | Reviewed this property |
He was a very religious man. He would sit and look at the wall and meditate. He also would memorize his lecture for the following day's class at VMI.
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