Tiptonville in Lake County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
General Clifton Bledsoe Cates
1893 - 1970
— United States Marine Corps —
Erected by General Cates Memorial Committee.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, World II. A significant historical year for this entry is 1944.
Location. 36° 21.993′ N, 89° 25.995′ W. Marker is in Tiptonville, Tennessee, in Lake County. Marker is at the intersection of Lake Drive (Tennessee Route 21) and American Legion Loop, on the right when traveling north on Lake Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2390 Hwy 21, Tiptonville TN 38079, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker Civilian Conservation Corps and Reelfoot Lake State Park (approx. ¼ mile away); Reelfoot Lake (approx. ¼ mile away); Tiptonville Presbyterian Church (approx. 2½ miles away); a different marker also named General Clifton Bledsoe Cates (approx. 2.9 miles away); Capture of Island No. 10 (approx. 2.9 miles away); Reelfoot — An Earthquake Lake (approx. 4.6 miles away); Confederate Burials (approx. 5.3 miles away); Confederate Forts & Batteries (approx. 5.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tiptonville.
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Credits. This page was last revised on February 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 9, 2013, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. This page has been viewed 450 times since then and 10 times this year. Photo 1. submitted on February 9, 2013, by Judith Barber of Marietta, Georgia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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