Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Home of Casey Jones



Marker ID: THC 4D 32
Location: 30 Casey Jones Lane, Jackson, TN
County: Madison
Coordinates: N 35° 39.595    W 088° 51.322
  35.65991666    -88.85536666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMP55
 



Text:

This is the house where John Luther Jones was living, at the time of his death at the throttle of his engine, “Old 382”, at Vaughan, Miss., April 30, 1900. A folk song has immortalized his name.

"All the switchmen knew by the engine's moan's, that the man at the throttle was Casey Jones."

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission.