“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Baxter, Tennessee

Clickable Map of Putnam 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> Putnam County, TN (39) Cumberland County, TN (27) DeKalb County, TN (16) Fentress County, TN (12) Jackson County, TN (17) Overton County, TN (17) Smith County, TN (18) White County, TN (23)  PutnamCounty(39) Putnam County (39)  CumberlandCounty(27) Cumberland County (27)  DeKalbCounty(16) DeKalb County (16)  FentressCounty(12) Fentress County (12)  JacksonCounty(17) Jackson County (17)  OvertonCounty(17) Overton County (17)  SmithCounty(18) Smith County (18)  WhiteCounty(23) White County (23)
Cookeville is the county seat for Putnam County
Baxter is in Putnam County
      Putnam County (39)  
      Cumberland County (27)  
      DeKalb County (16)  
      Fentress County (12)  
      Jackson County (17)  
      Overton County (17)  
      Smith County (18)  
      White County (23)  
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1 Tennessee, Putnam County, Baxter — Baxter Seminary
This is the site of the former Baxter Seminary, operated by the Methodist Episcopal Church, 1910-1959. J. Daniel Harris led the drive for the secondary school; its first President was Samuel E. Ryan. Under Harry L. Upperman it attained an . . . Map (db m12505) HM
2 Tennessee, Putnam County, Baxter — Major Richard Fielding Cooke
Major Richard Fielding Cooke was one of the most prominent pioneer citizens of Putnam County. As a member of the General Assembly in its 1853-54 session he was untiring in his efforts to secure the re-establishment of Putnam County. On February 11, . . . Map (db m182566) HM
3 Tennessee, Putnam County, Baxter — 2D 32 — Richard Fielding Cooke
Born in Virginia in 1787, Major Cooke served with Andrew Jackson in the War of 1812. Moving to Tennessee with his family in 1816, Cooke settled nine miles southwest of Cookeville, acquiring 3000 acres. Serving in the Tennessee Senate, 1851-1854, . . . Map (db m182564) HM
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Apr. 20, 2024