Near Halls in Lauderdale County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Dyer County / Lauderdale County
Established 1823; named in honor of
Colonel Robert Henry Dyer
who served valiantly under General Andrew Jackson in the Natchez Expedition, the Creek War, War of 1812, - including the decisive battle of New Orleans, - and the Seminole War, 1818.
Established 1835; named in honor of
Colonel James Lauderdale
who was killed leading a charge of his regiment of Tennessee troops against the British at the Battle of New Orleans, Dec. 23, 1814.
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4B3.)
Location. 35° 56.832′ N, 89° 24.512′ W. Marker is near Halls, Tennessee, in Lauderdale County. Marker is on Jefferson Davis Highway (U.S. 51) south of Unionville Road / Old Hwy 20 (Tennessee Route 210), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Halls TN 38040, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Key Corner (approx. 2.1 miles away); Dyersburg Army Airfield (approx. 3.2 miles away); Mrs. Rosa M. Parks William Nash (approx. 5 miles away); Dyer County in the War (approx. 6 miles away); Otho French Strahl (approx. 6.1 miles away); Thomas Conyers, Sr. (approx. 11 miles away).
Categories. • Settlements & Settlers • War of 1812 • Wars, US Indian •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 376 times since then and 8 times this year. Last updated on , by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.