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Stonewall Jackson House

8 East Washington Street, Lexington, VA 24450, USA

This is the only home that Lt. Gen. Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson ever owned, and it is where he lived while a professor of natural philosophy at the Virginia Military Institute. Visitors may stroll in the restored garden and enjoy a guided tour of mid-nineteenth-century rooms where the famous Confederate general lived immediately before the Civil War. Many of his personal possessions are on display.


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From I-81 and I-64: Look for the Stonewall Jackson House signs at Lexington, Virginia, exits 188B and 195 off Interstate 81 or exit 55 off Interstate 64. Follow the Historic Lexington Visitor Center signs to Washington Street in downtown Lexington. The Stonewall Jackson House is located one block west of the Visitor Center.

Visitor Services

Public rest rooms, limited handicapped access, museum, museum shop, gardens.

Regular Events

January 21 - Stonewall Jackson's birthday; April (during even years) - Biennial Stonewall Jackson Symposium.

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Admission Fee

Adults $8, youth $6, children under 6 free


Monday-Saturday: 9:00 A.M.-5:00 P.M., Sunday: 1:00 P.M.-5:00 P.M. The last tour begins thirty minutes before closing.



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