“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Decatur County, Tennessee

Clickable Map of Decatur County, Tennessee and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil;; J.J.Prats/dc:title> Decatur County, TN (13) Benton County, TN (21) Carroll County, TN (31) Hardin County, TN (622) Henderson County, TN (106) Perry County, TN (9) Wayne County, TN (28)  DecaturCounty(13) Decatur County (13)  BentonCounty(21) Benton County (21)  CarrollCounty(31) Carroll County (31)  HardinCounty(622) Hardin County (622)  HendersonCounty(106) Henderson County (106)  PerryCounty(9) Perry County (9)  WayneCounty(28) Wayne County (28)
Decaturville is the county seat for Decatur County
Adjacent to Decatur County, Tennessee
      Benton County (21)  
      Carroll County (31)  
      Hardin County (622)  
      Henderson County (106)  
      Perry County (9)  
      Wayne County (28)  
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1 Tennessee, Decatur County, Bath Springs — Dr. B.M. Brooks House
The National Register Tennessee Historical Commission Dr. B.M. Brooks House Built c. 1899 of Historic PlacesMap (db m220178) HM
2 Tennessee, Decatur County, Bath Springs — 4A 54 — Dunbar Store
(side 1) Dunbar Store, originally called Hermitage, was the center of early settlement here. It served as a store, bar, stagecoach stop, and rest stop for travelers going west. After the Civil War, the bar was no longer profitable. The . . . Map (db m142747) HM
3 Tennessee, Decatur County, Decaturville — 4A 7 — Brownsport Furnace
13 miles southeast, this furnace was built, 1848. Iron was mined from nearby hematite deposits and processed here until 1876. The region is also known as “The Coalings”, because of extensive charcoal production here during iron mining . . . Map (db m63127) HM
4 Tennessee, Decatur County, Decaturville — Confederate Veterans Memorial
The Capt. Nathaniel A. Wesson Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy Dedicates this monument to the memory of our Confederate ancestors who fought so valiantly during the War Between the States 1861 - 1865 In Memoriam . . . Map (db m148473) WM
5 Tennessee, Decatur County, Decaturville — Decatur County Training School Crowder High School 1925-1965
Members and friends of the DCTS-CHS Alumni Association dedicate this monument to the memory of the faculty and students who attended this great institution. The Faculty Mr. David C. Crowder, Founder and Principal Mr. . . . Map (db m152592) HM
6 Tennessee, Decatur County, Decaturville — Decatur County Veterans Monument
Dedicated to the everlasting memory of those from Decatur County who gave their lives in the service World War I Leonard Barber • James C. Moore • Wilsie Brashear • Clarence Nichols • David A. Harrington • James J. Nichols • . . . Map (db m148480) WM
7 Tennessee, Decatur County, Decaturville — Revolutionary War Veterans Monument
The Peter Houston Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution place this marker on the event of the American Revolution Bicentennial in honor of their Revolutionary Ancestors Samuel Houston · Joshua Dodson · Wm. C. . . . Map (db m148468) WM
8 Tennessee, Decatur County, Decaturville — Site of Decatur County School Gymnasium
Site of Decatur Co. School Gymnasium Dedicated Oct. 15, 2013 Built with hand chiseled blocks from county's limestone quaries using Works Progress Administration "WPA" Labor This structure burned on January 22, 1956 This memorial is . . . Map (db m178640) HM
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9 Tennessee, Decatur County, Parsons — Divided LoyaltiesDecatur County during the Civil War
In 1861 West Tennessee overwhelmingly supported secession. Many residents with strong attachments to the Union however, lived in several counties along the Tennessee River. despite enormous pressure from their neighbors to support the Confederacy, a . . . Map (db m143707) HM
10 Tennessee, Decatur County, Parsons — Little David Wilkins — Tennesse Music Pathways —
Country singer, songwriter and entertainer Little David Wilkins scored 17 country hits as a performer, mostly in the 1970s, his composition, "Coming on Strong" was a No. 11 pop hit for Brenda Lee in 1966, and he wrote songs for artists as diverse as . . . Map (db m205317) HM
11 Tennessee, Decatur County, Parsons — 4D 57 — The "Pea Vine" A Ghost Railroad / Parsons A Railroad Town
The "Pea Vine" A Ghost Railroad In 1886, Tennessee Midland Railway Company was chartered to build a railroad from Memphis to Virginia. By 1889, 135.6 miles of track were completed to Perryville where it ended for lack of funds. In 1892, . . . Map (db m81482) HM
12 Tennessee, Decatur County, Perryville — 4A 60 — Perryville First County Seat of Perry County
In November 1821, the Tennessee General Assembly passed acts directing appointed commissioners to locate the county seat of the 1819-confirmed county of Perry. The appointees selected the community of Midtown to be laid off as a town called and . . . Map (db m150304) HM
13 Tennessee, Decatur County, Scotts Hill — The Temple
Est. in 1913 by Rev. L.J. Thompson Property given by John Thompson Map (db m157550) HM
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May. 30, 2023