Jackson, Tennessee: Grave of Casey Jones

Famous train engineer martyr. Historical marker embedded in cemetery gate. Blocky tombstone tells his story.

Mount Calvary Cemetery

Address:
419 Hardee St., Jackson, TN
Directions:
Mount Calvary Cemetery. Across from intersection of Hardee and Budde Sts. Headstone is by a huge tree near the center of the arc of the roadway close to the road.
Hours:
Su 9-5. Other days, call for gate key. (Call to verify)
Phone:
731-668-2596
Admission:
Free
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Casey Jones grave.

Grave of John Luther "Casey" Jones

The train engineer immortalized by the song "Casey Jones," and in movies, TV, and books, was a real person who sacrificed his life in a train wreck in 1900. His grave is in Mount Calvary Cemetery. His headstone is near a huge tree near the center of the arc of the roadway close to the road. The cemetery is open Sundays, and the gate key is available other days.

[Joe Kleinsmith, 06/18/2017]

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