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Jackson, Tennessee: Grave of Casey Jones

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

Mount Calvary Cemetery

419 Hardee St., Jackson, TN
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.
Su 9-5. Other days, call for gate key code. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Grave of Casey Jones

You don't need a real key to get in; just a punch code. Simply call for the code; no need to drive to the church office.

[Steve B, 01/14/2020]

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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