The Jackson Rose Bed & Breakfast
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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.
- Historic Harpers Ferry
- Beautiful Natural Surroundings
- Restored 18th Century Home
- Full Country Breakfast
- Dining Room Fireplace
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..."
Our B&B offers three guest rooms, all comfortable and large, with queen-sized beds and private baths, amid the peaceful and quiet atmosphere of this old historic home.
"An ideal setting, wonderful hospitality and a breakfast Martha Stewart would be proud of!"
- D. & M., Maryland
"Biscuits better than my Grandma's -"
- T.J., Long Island
"A good night's sleep watched over by General Jackson, a lovely breakfast, and an absolutely delightful breakfast conversation with our fellow guests. John Brown could never have foreseen the happy meetings which would ensue here as a result of his own unfortunate visit."
- B. & C., Atlanta, GA
"A lovely stay - the perfect blend of B&B intimacy with the privacy I needed."
- C.P., New York City
"What better way to unwind after a challenging and rather hectic work day than to catch the evening breeze from the front porch swing while sipping a cool glass of wine! Thanks for the respite from the wear of business travel."
- M.L., Washington, DC
Things to do 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