Hohenwald in Lewis County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Lewis County / Perry County
Established 1843; named in honor of
Captain in the Army of the United States and one time secretary to President Jefferson. Later, co-commander of the Lewis & Clark Expedition to the Pacific Northwest. Enroute to Washington in 1809, he died violently at the spot on the Natchez Trace now marked by the National Monument bearing his name.
Established 1819; named in honor of
Commo. Oliver Hazard Perry
Served in the naval war with Tripoli; in 1809 built and commanded a fleet of gunboats. In 1813, commanding the fleet he had built, recruited and organized on Lake Erie, he met a British fleet in battle, resulting in his famous message, “We have met the enemy and they are ours”.
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3F 13.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #03 Thomas Jefferson Lewis & Clark Expedition, and the Tennessee Historical Commission series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1843.
Location. 35° 33.161′ N, 87° 40.534′ W. Marker is in Hohenwald, Tennessee, in Lewis County. Marker is on Stanley Hinson Road (County Route 1790) 1˝ miles west of Linden Highway (U.S. 412), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 329 Stanley Hinson Rd, Hohenwald TN 38462, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Lewis County / Perry County (approx. 1.1 miles away); Lewis County War Memorial (approx. 6.9 miles away); Civil War in Lewis County (approx. 6.9 miles away); New Switzerland II (approx. 7 miles away); New Switzerland (approx. 7 miles away); Founding of Hohenwald (approx. 7 miles away); Hohenwald Neighborhood (approx. 7 miles away); Meriwether Lewis (approx. 7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hohenwald.
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