4 Jan

CONTACT: Brittany Dick, WVU Extension Service, Writer/Editor, 304.293.8701,

Celebrate a piece of history at the West Virginia University Jackson’s Mill annual Stonewall Buffet.

The buffet will be held Friday, Jan. 20 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Mount Vernon Dining Hall.

The time-honored tradition honors the birthday celebration of Thomas “Stonewall” Jackson, a Civil War general who lived and grew up at the Mill before leaving for West Point in 1842.

Menu items include a roast beef entrée, traditional sides, garden salad, homemade rolls and more.

Admission is $14 for adults, $7 for ages 4 to 12 and free for children ages 3 and under. No reservations are needed.

For questions about the event, contact Karen Wilfong at 304-406-7011 or

WVU Jackson’s Mill is known for uniting youths from around the state during the summer months for WVU Extension’s 4-H camping season, and during the winter months becomes a festive and scenic event location for the people of West Virginia and their families.

To learn more about WVU Jackson’s Mill or for directions, call 1-800-287-8206 or visit



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