“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Liberty in DeKalb County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)

Adam Dale

Adam Dale Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Martin, February 26, 2013
1. Adam Dale Marker
Inscription. The first settler (1797) in what later became DeKalb County, Dale built a water-powered log mill to grind corn for the settlers who followed him here in 1800. Traces of the dam remain on Smith's Fork, about 200 yards upstream.
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2D 9.)
Location. Marker has been reported missing. It was located near 36° 0.577′ N, 85° 58.024′ W. Marker was in Liberty, Tennessee, in DeKalb County. Marker was at the intersection of Nashville Highway (U.S. US 70) and Dismal Road, on the right when traveling west on Nashville Highway. Click for map. Marker was in this post office area: Liberty TN 37095, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Snow Hill (approx. 2.2 miles away); Gen. John H. Morgan CSA (approx. 6 miles away); Morgan in Alexandria (approx. 6 miles away); Beckwith Inn (approx. 6.5 miles away); DeKalb County Confederate Monument (approx. 9.3 miles away); Veterans Memorial DeKalb County Tennessee (approx. 9.3 miles away); DeKalb County in the Civil War (approx. 9.3 miles away); Evins' Old Mill (approx. 10.7 miles away).
Regarding Adam Dale. Son of Thomas Dale, a Revolutionary War Veteran from Maryland. Adam also served in the Revolutionary War as a young man. The Memphis chapter of DAR was named in honor of Adam Dale.
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Martin of Nashville, TN - Tennessee. This page has been viewed 136 times since then and 9 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by William Martin of Nashville, TN - Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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