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Jackson's Headquarters, Elkton
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler
N 38° 24.517 W 078° 36.950
17S E 708170 N 4253845
Quick Description: This house served as headquarters of General "Stonewall" Jackson during the early park of the Shenandoah Valley Campaign during the US Civil War.
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 4/2/2012 3:28:32 AM
Waymark Code: WME4C2
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
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Long Description:
Per the Virginia Civil War Trails (website link below):
Jackson's Headquarters, Elkton
(Conrad's Store during the war).

Miller–Kite House. Stonewall Jackson made this home his headquarters April 19-20, 1862, while planning his spring campaign. The house was built in 1827. Jackson's sparse living quarters were on the first floor. House open Memorial Day–Labor Day on Sunday 1–5 pm. Donations welcome.

The two-story brick house itself was built in 1827 by Henry Miller, Jr.

museum webpage

Type of site: Historic Home

Address:
310 E. Rockingham Street
Elkton, VA USA
22827


Phone Number: 540-298-1717

Admission Charged: No Charge

Website: [Web Link]

Driving Directions:
From US33, at Elkton take exit north onto US340. Take right/east onto Rockingham Street. Proceed just under half mile down residential street to Miller–Kite House.


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