The Jackson Rose Bed & Breakfast
Discover the culture and history of Harpers Ferry, at The Jackson Rose Bed & Breakfast,... ... an 18th Century residence listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Make Stonewall Jackson's Headquarters your headquarters on your next visit to Harpers Ferry... Enjoy...
Historic Harpers Ferry · Beautiful Natural Surroundings · Restored 18th Century Home
Full Country Breakfast · Dining Room Fireplace
While you are
in the area
- Plan a driving tour of local country wineries
- Visit the Civil War battlefield at nearby Antietam
- Canoe down the Shenandoah or Potomac Rivers
- Hike the Appalachian Trail or the beautiful C&O Canal towpath
- Step back in time in Harpers Ferry's National Historic Park museums, chronicling Civil War times and John Brown's raid on the arsenal
- Shop at local factory outlets or antique and flea markets
- Try your luck on the horses at the Charles Town Racetrack
We invite you to visit the past with us, sleeping and dining in the very rooms that the Lee family once
owned and that Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson chose as his temporary headquarters during the Civil War.
It is from here that Jackson wrote pleasingly to his wife of a stunning rose
climbing to his second story room -- thereafter referred to as the Jackson Rose.
In a letter to his wife dated June 8, 1861, Stonewall writes about the house: I have a nice green yard, and if you were only here, how much we could enjoy it together!...My chamber is on the second story, and the roses climb even to that height, and come into my window, so that I have to push them out, when I want to lower it. I wish you could see with me the beautiful roses in the yard and garden, and upon the wall of the house here; but my sweet, little sunny face is what I want to see most of all..."