Published on February 19, 2016

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This small town hosted a Confederate hospital complex established early in the war.  A Confederate cemetery and monument honors those who died there.

The Museum has a vast collection of items ranging from old Mt. Jackson photos, books and military items from various wars including a large collection of Civil War artifacts on loan from the D. Coiner Rosen Estate. Other items of special interest include a collection of artwork and pottery of Billy Landis, a local artisan known for his Toby and poetry jugs, and a large collection of wooden crafts made by the Shenandoah Community Workers of Bird Haven (Basye). Of special interst is a quilt crafted and signed by Mrs. Anna Wayland (mother of Dr. John Wayland), dated Feb 1861. Recently acquired are 2 frakturs from the Israel Putnam Rinker and Samuel Wine families.


Thu-Fri 1-4 pm, Sat 10am-4pm

Tour Information:

Group Tours available with advance notice

Guided Tours: no

Admission Fee/Ticket Price:

Free admission


Mt. Jackson Museum
5901 Main Street
Mt. Jackson, VA 22842