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 series. This marker is included in the Lewis & Clark Expedition, and the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
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) 1½ miles west of Linden Highway (U.S. 412), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lewis County War Memorial (approx. 6.9 miles away); Civil War in Lewis County (approx. 6.9 miles away); Razing the Courthouse (approx. 10.1 miles away); Metal Ford (approx. 12.6 miles away); Steele's Iron Works (approx. 12.7 miles away); The Old Natchez Trace (approx. 13.8 miles away); This Monument Marks The Old Natchez Trace (approx. 13.8 miles away).
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