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Dyer County / Lauderdale County

 
 
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By Ken Smith, June 2, 2012
1. Dyer County / Lauderdale County Marker
Inscription. (obverse)
Dyer County

Established 1823; named in honor of

Colonel Robert Henry Dyer

who served valiantly under General Andrew Jackson in the Natchez Expedition, the Creek War, War of 1812, - including the decisive battle of New Orleans, - and the Seminole War, 1818.

(reverse)
Lauderdale County

Established 1835; named in honor of

Colonel James Lauderdale

who was killed leading a charge of his regiment of Tennessee troops against the British at the Battle of New Orleans, Dec. 23, 1814.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 4B3.)
 
Location. 35° 56.832′ N, 89° 24.512′ W. Marker is near Halls, Tennessee, in Lauderdale County. Marker is on Jefferson Davis Highway (U.S. 51) south of Unionville Road / Old Hwy 20 (Tennessee Route 210), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Halls TN 38040, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Key Corner (approx. 2.1 miles away); Dyersburg Army Airfield (approx. 3.2 miles away); Mrs. Rosa M. Parks
Dyer County / Lauderdale County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, June 2, 2012
2. Dyer County / Lauderdale County Marker
(approx. 4.1 miles away); William Nash (approx. 5 miles away); Dyer County in the War (approx. 6 miles away); Otho French Strahl (approx. 6.1 miles away); Thomas Conyers, Sr. (approx. 11 miles away).
 
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWar of 1812Wars, US Indian
 
Dyer County / Lauderdale County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Ken Smith, June 2, 2012
3. Dyer County / Lauderdale County Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 3, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 414 times since then and 46 times this year. Last updated on June 3, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 3, 2012, by Ken Smith of Milan, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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