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Stonewall Jackson Grave

314 S Main St, Lexington, VA 24450-2320
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Center piece is the Jackson graves. This is a must see a lot of confederate graves. It is a very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Connie S
via mobile
Lemons are on the grave, but the site is not a lemon!

Stonewall Jackson had a penchant for eating lemons, hence the lemons on his grave! I recommend... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Madison S
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314 S Main St, Lexington, VA 24450-2320
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Center piece is the Jackson graves. This is a must see a lot of confederate graves. It is a very well kept Cemetery. We sent a few hours just walking around looking at all the different stones and tombs. Very nice place to go and...More

Thank Connie S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stonewall Jackson had a penchant for eating lemons, hence the lemons on his grave! I recommend visiting the site before politically correct people insist on the statue being taken down.

Thank Madison S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This cemetery iis well worth a visit and includes the burial place of Jonathan Stonewall Jackson. It is the resting place of many other local notables, including those affiliated with VMI. Interesting.

Thank UKHeritage
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This is a must-see for Civil War buffs, with numerous gravesites of CSA soldiers. The graves of Stonewall Jackson and his family are in the center.

Thank Darin S
Reviewed 16 August 2017 via mobile

Stumbled upon it! I hope nobody desicrates this tomb. Beautiful cemetery and town. There is a lot of history in this area.

Thank RalphBear
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend! Gives a chance to take in the history of our county! Lexington is one of our family's favorite cities!

Thank Erin C
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Quiet, reverential, and emotional, this cemetery, and the Jackson monument, commands respect and thought. Jackson began his teaching career at V.M.I. before the war, left in 1861 when he was called by the Confederacy, never again to return to his beloved adopted town. The remains...More

Thank southernsaga
Reviewed 29 July 2017

Although a graduate of West Point, Jackson taught at local VMI near his resting place. On occasion people adorn Jackson's grave with lemons, his only vice.

1  Thank mrvic2015
Reviewed 25 July 2017

This cemetery is the final resting place for General Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson and may more Civil War veterans, at least one former Governor who served during the Civil War, and many more deceased people who lived in the late 1700's - present day. The cemetery...More

Thank Don M
Reviewed 16 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped at the memorial of where he died first. So when the opportunity came up we wnt to the cemetery he is buried at, except his one arm. It is well kept and a great place for confederate soldiers to be laid to rest....More

1  Thank 446raymondr
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