The Hackley House

Location: On the north side of Bank Street, . Jackson, Virginia.

Built: unknown


Abraham Bird

Joseph Hawkins, 10 Sep 1798

Aaron Hawkins, 14 Sep 1824

Son, Aaron Hawkins, 8 Apr 1833

John W. Stoneburner, 27 May 1884

R.W. Stoneburner, Myrtle Conner, I.N. Conner, heirs

Estelle Hackley, 29 Jan 1921

Physical Description

After Mrs. Hackley bought this house, she remodeled it. She took out the old fireplace and put windows in. when the up and down boards were removed there was a grown of grass underneath about six inches long. It is not known just when the grass grew, as it was dead when discovered. The house was plastered between the logs with sod.

Historical Significance

In Wayland's History of Shenandoah County, Joseph Hawkins is named owner of the property. Joseph Hawkins is buried in Hawkinstown.

Source: Virginia W.P.A. Historical Inventory Project, 1937

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Created October 15 2001