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

Clickable Map of Morgan 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> Morgan County, TN (16) Anderson County, TN (93) Cumberland County, TN (27) Fentress County, TN (12) Roane County, TN (49) Scott County, TN (5)  MorganCounty(16) Morgan County (16)  AndersonCounty(93) Anderson County (93)  CumberlandCounty(27) Cumberland County (27)  FentressCounty(12) Fentress County (12)  RoaneCounty(49) Roane County (49)  ScottCounty(5) Scott County (5)
Wartburg is the county seat for Morgan County
Adjacent to Morgan County, Tennessee
      Anderson County (93)  
      Cumberland County (27)  
      Fentress County (12)  
      Roane County (49)  
      Scott County (5)  
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1 Tennessee, Morgan County, Rugby — Early Rugby’s Appalachian NeighborsIndependent and Self-Reliant
Living Off The Land Area mountain folk like the Massengales farmed and used the natural resources of the forest to build their log cabins and outbuildings. They produced virtually all of the goods they needed throughout the 18th and 19th . . . Map (db m219897) HM
2 Tennessee, Morgan County, Rugby — Gentlemen's Swimming Hole
Gentlemen's Swimming Hole & Meeting of the Waters Loop Trail Into the Big South Fork National River & Recreation Area This walk down into the Clear Fork River gorge and along the river until it joins White Oak Creek is beautiful, ecologically . . . Map (db m219906) HM
3 Tennessee, Morgan County, Rugby — Meet the Massengales
The Massengale Family Independent and Self-Reliant The Dempsey Massengale, Jr. family lived on this ridgetop just south of present-day Rugby from the 1860s to the early 1900s. The cabin faced the mid-19th century historic trace that Rugby . . . Map (db m219901) HM
4 Tennessee, Morgan County, Rugby — Perrigo/Alexander Boarding HouseRugby's Hidden History
The origins of this home and boarding house and just who built it are not yet certain. An 1892 historic picture shows it nearly completed and lived in but lacking its front verandah and exterior lap siding. Research does provide some background . . . Map (db m219903) HM
5 Tennessee, Morgan County, Rugby — Roadside Cottage/Grey GablesRugby's Hidden History
J.H. Marvin - Practical Carpenter & Builder Plans and specifications made to order. All work promptly attended to. Central Avenue, Rugby The above ad appeared in the very first issue of The Rugbeian newspaper in January, 1881, and ran for . . . Map (db m219902) HM
6 Tennessee, Morgan County, Rugby — The Tabard InnRugby's Hidden History
Look across the field toward the left wood line. That is where Rugby's first hotel, the Tabard Inn stood, facing the Clear Fork River below. It was designed by Boston architect George Fuller and completed in 1880, just in time for the October 5 . . . Map (db m219905) HM
7 Tennessee, Morgan County, Rugby — Thomas Fardon's Drug Supply & HomeRugby's Hidden History
Records show that the interesting combination of home and store that stood here was built in 1881 by Thomas Fardon. He was one of a number of New England colonists drawn to Rugby, and came from Deering, Maine. He was well known in the colony as . . . Map (db m219904) HM
8 Tennessee, Morgan County, Rugby — Welcome to the Massengale Homeplace
The Dempsey Massengale, Jr. family lived on this ridgetop just south of present-day Rugby from the 1860s to the early 1900s. According to deed records, Dempsey bought a 50-acre tract of land in north Morgan County from his father on December . . . Map (db m219900) HM
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9 Tennessee, Morgan County, Wartburg — 1F31 — George Frederick Gerding
Born in Germany in 1800, he became a successful businessman after moving to New York. He was decorated by Belgium King Leopold I for establishing the first ship line between Antwerp and New York. He was U.S. Consul to Baden-Baden 1845-47. . . . Map (db m173767) HM
10 Tennessee, Morgan County, Wartburg — Morgan County All Wars Memorial
. . . Map (db m173964) WM
11 Tennessee, Morgan County, Wartburg — Morgan County Courthouse
Built in 1904, Morgan County's iconic courthouse and square anchor the community's central business district. The tower houses a 900-pound bell and four-sided clock with four-foot hands. The only other clock of its kind resides in the Smithsonian . . . Map (db m173771) HM
12 Tennessee, Morgan County, Wartburg — Morgan County Korean War Memorial
Korean War Casualties Charles Ashley · Walter C. Haag · Lester Ward · Rueben W. Freytag · Dean Johnson · Raymond C. Lamance · Frank Watson · George WallsMap (db m173968) WM
13 Tennessee, Morgan County, Wartburg — Morgan County Vietnam War Memorial
Vietnam Casualties Rexie L. Armes David W. Holmes Robert A. Lovelace Donald R. Mathis Dennis W. Vaughn John Douglas Ward Clarence Barnes Kirby L. Hamby Map (db m173967) WM
14 Tennessee, Morgan County, Wartburg — Morgan County World War I Memorial
World War I Casualties Jessie Brannon Martin C. Brown Joe Carson John Daughtery John W. Fletcher Harrison Jackson Ernest Johnson Thomas R. Jordan George Kennedy Joe Nance A.C. Peters Daniel Pitman Isham . . . Map (db m173970) WM
15 Tennessee, Morgan County, Wartburg — Morgan County World War II Memorial
World War II Casualties Carl C. Aikens Wilburn Bardill George Baughman Jr. Rex Dale Boardman Amos Bosley William R. Brock Jr. Elzie Brown Edward Ray Bunch J.L. Byrd Jr. Walter Byrd George W.Clark Marvin Cromwell . . . Map (db m173978) WM
16 Tennessee, Morgan County, Wartburg — Wartburg in the WarRugged Renegades
Tennessee ratified secession in June 1861, but Morgan County, like most East Tennessee counties, voted to remain in the Union. Bitter divisions occurred as many residents supported the Confederacy, including George Gerding, founder of Wartburg. . . . Map (db m173875) HM
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Jun. 1, 2023