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Stonewall Jackson House

8 East Washington St., Lexington, VA 24450
540-463-2552
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Ranked #8 of 13 attractions in Lexington
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Historic Sites
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Montreal, Canada
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20 reviews 20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Very interesting guided visit of Stonewall Jackson House. The guide was well informed and had a good sense of humour. A good way to see how some persons lived in the 1800... I highly recommend this step back into history.

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Dearborn, Michigan, United States
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

The hours of operation for the house are 9a-5p. We arrived at 5:30p on a Sunday just expecting to look at the house and maybe the grounds. The gentlemen working in the gift shop invited us in even though I'm sure they were ready to go home after a long day. They told us to look around as long as... More

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Bethany Beach, Delaware
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Jackson's house gives you a good idea of what he was like -personality wise. How very stringent he was in certain matters. I felt that he really only saw things very black and white, with very little grey areas-at least in his personal life. It is a must see on a tour in Lexington, along with the Lee Chapel and... More

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Knoxville
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We had a very pleasant and educational experience at The Stonewall Jackson house. Unforgettable garden experience. Definitely a must see and do for lovers of history.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Civil war buff's, this is a must see! Short, maybe half hour, tour for something like $8 bucks. Well worth it to learn who the man really was. Just to walk in the footsteps of someone like Mr. Jackson really gives you something to think about while there.

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Meadville, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

I enjoyed seeing Stonewall Jackson's house for historical reasons but felt it was not as good as his headquarters in Winchester. That place had far more of his possesions and history than this place did. They had a lot of replicas and it was neat to see how the house probably was set up but a little disappointing not to... More

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Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
37 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I suppose it depends on your perspective. The Civil War brought out the worst and best of our nation and Jackson like Lee took a position they believed in strongly. The Jackson museum is a must see like the Lee Chapel to see these leaders and determine their motivations.

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Vidalia, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We loved the tour of the home and gardens of Stonewall Jackson. Very informative. Our guide Grant (wrong name for this) was great.

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014 via mobile

We really enjoyed this tour! The tour starts with a movie about Jackson. The guides are very knowledgable. Amazing to see the only house Jackson owned!

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Schuylkill Haven, Pennsylvania
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

I enjoyed the free garden patches with potato and feathers used to scare away birds. Quite original. Garden was quite large with a wide variety of vegetables and plants. The inside tour guide shared a lot of facts and knowledge that made the tour quite interesting! I would recommend this to anyone, even those non history buffs.

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