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Near Linden in Perry County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

In Memoriam

W. M. (Morg) Conder Memorial

 
 
W. M. (Morg) Conder Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, April 18, 2020
1. W. M. (Morg) Conder Memorial
Inscription.  In memory of W. M. (Morg) Conder whose effort and energy helped make this bridge free of toll to all who pass.

W. M. (Morg) Conder was an energetic public spirited citizen of Linden, Tennessee, who served in the House of Representatives of Tennessee from Perry and Humphreys Counties in the 1947 General Assembly.

He was co-author of House Bill No. 336, an Act to free Toll Bridges in Tennessee, passed February 4, 1947, and lived to cross the bridge at Perryville, near where he was reared, only one time before his death, February 8, 1947.

At the time of his death he was also serving the town of Linden, Tennessee, as Mayor.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Bridges & ViaductsIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 35° 37.519′ N, 88° 1.525′ W. Marker is near Linden, Tennessee, in Perry County. Marker is on Alvin C. York Bridge (U.S. 412) 0.4 miles west of County Highway 916. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7475 US 412, Linden TN 37096, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Amphibious Attack on Linden (approx. ¼ mile away); Perryville First County Seat of Perry County
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By Judith Barber, February 6, 2013
2. In Memoriam Marker
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(approx. 1.1 miles away); Divided Loyalties (approx. 5.6 miles away); Cedar Grove Iron Works (approx. 5.8 miles away); Cedar Grove Iron Furnace (approx. 5.8 miles away); The "Pea Vine" A Ghost Railroad / Parsons A Railroad Town (approx. 5.9 miles away); Revolutionary War Veterans Monument (approx. 6 miles away); Confederate Veterans Memorial (approx. 6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Linden.
 
W. M. (Morg) Conder Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, April 18, 2020
3. W. M. (Morg) Conder Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on February 8, 2013, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. This page has been viewed 394 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 19, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.   2. submitted on February 8, 2013, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia.   3. submitted on April 19, 2020, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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