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Carthage in Smith County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Edward Stallings

Oct. 14, 1932 - Aug. 1, 2004

 
 
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By TeamOHE, May 18, 2018
1. Edward Stallings Marker
Inscription.  
This park is dedicated to the memory of the late Carthage Fire Chief Edward Stallings in 1957 Ed joined the Carthage fire department and served in various roles including assistant chief an fire chief during the 1960s. He helped establish the Smith County rescue squad and was one of the founding members. He was elected fire chief of the Carthage Fire Department in 1992 and served in this position until his death in 2004.

On April 8, 2004, Chief Ed Stallings and the Carthage fire department responded to a call of a church on fire at this location. During the course of directing his men in the fighting of the fire Chief Stallings was gravely injured by a falling wall. He later died of injuries on August 1, 2004 that were the result of this tragic incident. this park is dedicated and named for this kind and caring man who gave his life in the service of the citizens of Carthage and all of Smith County.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkDisastersParks & Recreational Areas.
 
Location. 36° 15.189′ 

Edward Stallings Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, May 18, 2018
2. Edward Stallings Marker
N, 85° 57.1′ W. Marker is in Carthage, Tennessee, in Smith County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street North and East Ward Avenue, on the right when traveling north on Main Street North. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 326 Main St N, Carthage TN 37030, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Carthage Christian Church (here, next to this marker); Smith County Veterans Memorial (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Benton McMillin (about 700 feet away); Captain William Walton (about 700 feet away); Smith County Courthouse Square (about 700 feet away); Bragg Invades Kentucky (about 800 feet away); Confederacy Memorial (about 800 feet away); Cordell Hull Memorial Bridge (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Carthage.
 
Also see . . .  Edward ‘Ed’ Stallings. (Submitted on December 11, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio.)
 
Edward Stallings Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, May 18, 2018
3. Edward Stallings Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 11, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 11, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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