The story behind Stonewall.

Thomas Jonathan “Stonewall” Jackson was a Confederate general during the American Civil War and continues to be well-known as a gifted commander. Even today, his tactical decisions continue to be studied as examples of innovative and bold leadership. Read more.


attractions & events

Lexington Carriage Company


Discover Lexington via horse-drawn carriage as your driver shares stories and points out the many historic sites along the way. The tour offers an intriguing way to experience historic downtown and follow in the footsteps of Jackson. Ride past the Stonewall Jackson House, Lee Chapel, Stonewall Jackson Cemetery, and Lexington Presbyterian Church. As you relax […]

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Thunder in the Valley


Witness the 150th anniversary events of the 1864 Union Raid and Confederate Resistance through Virginia. Activities include cavalry ride, reenactment, dance and conference.

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The Jackson House


The Stonewall Jackson House located
on Washington Street in downtown
Lexington is the only home that
Jackson ever owned.

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