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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Bledsoe County, Tennessee

 
Clickable Map of Bledsoe County, Tennessee and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Bledsoe County, TN (17) Cumberland County, TN (27) Hamilton County, TN (585) Rhea County, TN (29) Sequatchie County, TN (3) Van Buren County, TN (9)  BledsoeCounty(17) Bledsoe County (17)  CumberlandCounty(27) Cumberland County (27)  HamiltonCounty(585) Hamilton County (585)  RheaCounty(29) Rhea County (29)  SequatchieCounty(3) Sequatchie County (3)  VanBurenCounty(9) Van Buren County (9)
Adjacent to Bledsoe County, Tennessee
      Cumberland County (27)  
      Hamilton County (585)  
      Rhea County (29)  
      Sequatchie County (3)  
      Van Buren County (9)  
 
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1Tennessee (Bledsoe County), Pikeville — Bledsoe County
Established 1807. Named for Anthony Bledsoe. Born 1733. Died July 20, 1788. Captain in the Colonial Army from Virginia. Major in the Revolutionary Army, Colonel in the Tennessee Militia. This marker is erected by the Volunteer Chapter, U.S.D.of . . . Map (db m109176) HM
2Tennessee (Bledsoe County), Pikeville — Bledsoe County Jail
The National Register Tennessee Historical Commission Bledsoe County Jail of Historic PlacesMap (db m184529) HM
3Tennessee (Bledsoe County), Pikeville — Bledsoe County Veterans Memorial
Honoring all who served and dedicated to the memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice. World War I Angel, Victor L. • Arnett, John • Ault, Thomas W. • Austin, Amos L. • Curtis, James H. • Dyer, Samuel C. • Elliott, Anderson • Hamilton, . . . Map (db m184528) WM
4Tennessee (Bledsoe County), Pikeville — 2B 24 — Bragg Invades Kentucky
On Aug. 29, 1862, the Army of Mississippi was enroute to Kentucky: Army Headquarters was near Dunlap; Col. Joseph Wheeler's Cavalry Brigade was moving against Maj. Gen. A McD. McCook's Federal Division at Altamont. Advance elements of Maj. Gen . . . Map (db m81360) HM
5Tennessee (Bledsoe County), Pikeville — Dr. James A. Ross House
National Register Tennessee Historical Commission Dr. James A. Ross 104 N. Frazier St. of Historic PlacesMap (db m184531) HM
6Tennessee (Bledsoe County), Pikeville — Fred Roberson House
National Register Tennessee Historical Commission of Historic PlacesMap (db m184550) HM
7Tennessee (Bledsoe County), Pikeville — 2B 17 — Gov. James B. Frazier
Born in a house 160 ft. west, Oct. 18 1856. Elected Governor of Tennessee in 1902, he was reelected in 1904. He resigned in 1905, having been elected to the Senate, vice William B. Bate, deceased, and served there until 1911. Defeated for . . . Map (db m109180) HM
8Tennessee (Bledsoe County), Pikeville — 2B 17 — James Beriah Frazier
Born in a house 160 ft. west, Oct. 18 1856. Elected Governor of Tennessee in 1902, he was reelected in 1904. He resigned in 1905, having been elected to the Senate, vice William B. Bate, deceased, and served there until 1911. Defeated for . . . Map (db m109179) HM
9Tennessee (Bledsoe County), Pikeville — John Bridgman House
. . . Map (db m180319) HM
10Tennessee (Bledsoe County), Pikeville — Pikeville African Methodist Episcopal Zion ChurchSoutheast Tennessee Religious Heritage Trail
The Pikeville AME Zion Church is the oldest African-American church still operating in Bledsoe County. The core of the church building dates from about 1870 when it served as the Freedmen's Bureau school. The AME Zion congregation's use of the . . . Map (db m184534) HM
11Tennessee (Bledsoe County), Pikeville — Pikeville During the Civil WarHistory Around You
The Bledsoe County Courthouse in front of you stands on the site of the first courthouse, which was completed by 1821. During the Civil War, in August 1862, Confederate Gen. Braxton Bragg led his Army of Tennessee north from Chattanooga to invade . . . Map (db m177522) HM
12Tennessee (Bledsoe County), Pikeville — R.E. Winsett
Gospel music publisher and hymnodist Robert Emmett (R.E.) Winsett composed many sacred songs, “Jesus Is Coming Soon” being the most well known, but his reputation rests more upon his publishing endeavor. The R. E. Winsett Publishing . . . Map (db m153659) HM
13Tennessee (Bledsoe County), Pikeville — 2B8 — Rhea County / Bledsoe County
(obverse) Rhea County Established 1807; named in honor of John Rhea Revolutionary veteran, who fought at King's Mountain. Delegate to the North Carolina Convention which ratified the U.S. Constitution; member of the Tennessee . . . Map (db m63645) HM
14Tennessee (Bledsoe County), Pikeville — 2B 21 — Sequatchie College
About 500 yds. NW. This school was the outgrowth of a community meeting at Bryant Camp Ground in 1858. War conditions delayed opening until 1865, with Prof. Gerry Rodgers first president. The first student body included both Confederate and Federal . . . Map (db m57953) HM
15Tennessee (Bledsoe County), Pikeville — T. A. Pope House
is listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United Staes Department of the Interior 1906Map (db m184551) HM
16Tennessee (Bledsoe County), Pikeville — The Eliza S. Ault House
Built ca. 1892 This property contributes to the Pikeville Historic DistrictMap (db m184563) HM
17Tennessee (Bledsoe County), Pikeville — The Pratt House
The National Register Tennessee Historical Commission The Pratt House 101 S Main Street of Historic PlacesMap (db m184568) HM
 
 
Nov. 30, 2021