10 things you probably didn’t know about Jessica James
She still heats her home with wood.
She LOVES yard sales and thrift stores.
She works part-time as a stagehand at the Majestic Theater in Gettysburg—the “grandest small town theater in the nation.”
Her first career was a veterinary technician at a horse hospital (which is why she disdains horse racing to this day).
She doesn’t like wearing shoes.
She bought a house with no indoor bathroom—only an outhouse. (But has indoor plumbing now)!
She has a collection of first edition books written during and immediately after the Civil War that she doesn’t think she’ll ever be able to part with.
She secretly wishes she was born in the South.
She shook the hand of a man whose grandfather was in Pickett’s Charge, and another whose grandfather rode with Colonel John Mosby.
She planted a sycamore tree to celebrate the release of Lacewood.