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


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.