Category Archives: Jackson County History

Wilbur McCormick discusses the 150th anniversary of Morgan’s Raid

The Jackson Lions Club met Wednesday, Nov. 7 with Lion President Carol Downton welcoming the group for the evening. After everyone enjoyed a delicious meal, Lion Debbie Lloyd introduced the evening’s speaker, Wilbur McCormick with the Jackson Civil War 150 program. Mr. McCormick highlighted the events of the upcoming celebration of the 150th Anniversary of Morgan’s Raid. The actual… Read More »

Commissioners re-name creek in honor of George Crookham

One Jackson County creek has a new, old name. The Jackson County Commissioners, at the suggestion of Jackson Historical Society Trustee Michael Stroth, voted to re-designate a small creek around Jackson to its original name – Crookham’s Run. The creek headwaters are located on the former property of George Crookham, a salt boiler, teacher, and… Read More »

Jackson Monument Company offering new way to commemorate lives of loved ones

The Jackson Monument Company, Inc., 14 Fairmont St., has teamed up with to give families a new, innovative way to remember and commemorate the lives of their loved ones who have passed away. According to Jackson Monument Company, Inc., employee, Denise Arnold, LifeMarker allows families to load “videos, pictures, obituaries, life stories, etc.,” of… Read More »