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Dyer County / Lauderdale County

 
 
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By Ken Smith, June 2, 2012
1. Dyer County / Lauderdale County Marker
Inscription. (obverse)
Dyer 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.

(reverse)
Lauderdale County

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
Dyer County / Lauderdale County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, June 2, 2012
2. Dyer County / Lauderdale County Marker
(approx. 4.1 miles away); 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 & SettlersWar of 1812Wars, US Indian
 
Dyer County / Lauderdale County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, June 2, 2012
3. Dyer County / Lauderdale County Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 393 times since then and 25 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.
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