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Historical Markers in Perry County, Tennessee

Clickable Map of Perry 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> Perry County, TN (9) Benton County, TN (21) Decatur County, TN (13) Hickman County, TN (20) Humphreys County, TN (47) Lewis County, TN (19) Wayne County, TN (28)  PerryCounty(9) Perry County (9)  BentonCounty(21) Benton County (21)  DecaturCounty(13) Decatur County (13)  HickmanCounty(20) Hickman County (20)  HumphreysCounty(47) Humphreys County (47)  LewisCounty(19) Lewis County (19)  WayneCounty(28) Wayne County (28)
Linden is the county seat for Perry County
Adjacent to Perry County, Tennessee
      Benton County (21)  
      Decatur County (13)  
      Hickman County (20)  
      Humphreys County (47)  
      Lewis County (19)  
      Wayne County (28)  
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1 Tennessee, Perry County, Linden — Cedar Grove Iron FurnaceShelled by Gunboats
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
2 Tennessee, Perry County, Linden — Cedar Grove Iron Furnace
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
3 Tennessee, Perry County, Linden — 3E 3 — Cedar Grove Iron Works
Five miles southwest are ruins of the iron furnace built (1834) by Wallace Dixon on the Furnace Branch of Cedar Creek. It was rebuilt in 1846 and discontinued operation in 1862.Map (db m74988) HM
4 Tennessee, Perry County, Linden — Hufstedler Grave House(Pinkney's Tomb)
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
5 Tennessee, Perry County, Linden — In MemoriamW. M. (Morg) Conder Memorial
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)
6 Tennessee, Perry County, Linden — Lewis County / Perry County
Lewis County Established 1843; named in honor of Meriwether Lewis 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
7 Tennessee, Perry County, Linden — Razing the CourthousePhelp's Raid
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
8 Tennessee, Perry County, Linden, Flatwoods — James Dickson House
The Tennessee General Assembly established Perry County in November 1819. The first Perry County court met at this house, the home of James Dickson, on the first Monday of January 1820. The first county officials were elected by the group . . . Map (db m220184) HM
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9 Tennessee, Perry County, Perryville — 4D 53 — Amphibious Attack on LindenMay 12, 1863
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
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Jun. 2, 2023