In addition to Brooks Shaw’s Old Country Store, the historic Casey
Jones Home and Railroad Museum, mini-golf course, and amphitheater,
the Casey Jones Village includes the Shoppes of Casey Jones.
The Shoppes of Casey Jones include a wide variety of shops and
services. Many sell unique gifts and collectibles boasting the music
heritage of West Tennessee.
One of the shops, Art in the Village, was started in 2009 by two local
artists who wanted to feature local and regional original artwork
including painting, pottery, and jewelry as well as art lessons. They now
feature work from 25 artists. Debbie Bowers, local artist and former high
school teacher, says, “It is a great opportunity for travelers to see local
talent. I enjoy having my paintings here. Some of mine have been
purchased by travelers passing through and are now hanging in
Lebonheur Children’s Hospital and are even hanging as far away as
Church at the Village hosts services on Sundays and Wednesdays. This
congregation was founded in 2004 as a non-denominational fellowship.
Since such a large number of travelers from around the world visit the
Casey Jones Village each year, they wanted their congregation in the
midst of them. In 2006, they moved to the Village in order to better
minister to the community and travelers. They have recently expanded
into over 5,000 square feet.
Each of the Shoppes of Casey Jones tells the story of Jackson and
exemplifies the southern charm and hospitality that Jackson is often