Tennessee’s iron industry was strategically important to both North and South. Numerous furnaces supplied iron to foundries to manufacture munitions as well as armor for ironclad vessels. The fall of Forts Henry and Donelson in February 1862 opened . . . — — Map (db m74987) HM
In 1832, Wallace Dixon built a single stack charcoal furnace constructed from native limestone with interior handmade fire brick. A second stack was added in 1833, which used the "hot blast" method for smelting the iron ore.
William Bradley & . . . — — Map (db m182695) HM
Built about 1885 by Pinkney Hufstedler for burial of family members, this is one of the largest known grave houses in middle Tennessee. It is constructed of cut limestone, double thickness wall, with a frame structure on top of the wall. . . . — — Map (db m183288) HM
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 . . . — — Map (db m63129)
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. . . . — — Map (db m148455) HM
To control shipping and military traffic along the Tennessee River, Union forces moved into this region in 1862. Naval gunboats sought to cut vital Confederate supply links to West Tennessee and the Deep South. Confederate cavalry detachments . . . — — Map (db m75003) HM
United States Navy gunboats ferried a force of United States cavalrymen from near here to the eastern shore in the predawn hours of May 12. After formation was achieved the force rode to Linden arriving at dawn. The cavalry surrounded the town, . . . — — Map (db m164328) HM