Historic Markers Across Tennessee

The Electro Charlybeate We

Marker ID: THC 4D 42
Location: on South Royal Street north of Magnolia St, Jackson, TN
County: Madison
Coordinates: N 35° 36.308    W 088° 48.810
  35.60513333    -88.8135
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM1BQ3


Thousands visited this artesian well in the early 1900s to drink its mineral water believed to cure stomach, liver and kidney ailments. It and the adjacent Water Plant, built in 1885, were paret of 54 acre Lancaster Park which also included a zoo, large goldfish and lily pond, bandstand, children's playground, and Johnny's popcorn stand.