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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Dyersburg, Tennessee

 
Clickable Map of Dyer 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 Dyer County, TN (19) Crockett County, TN (10) Gibson County, TN (41) Lake County, TN (9) Lauderdale County, TN (19) Obion County, TN (35) Mississippi County, AR (52) Pemiscot County, MO (6)  DyerCounty(19) Dyer County (19)  CrockettCounty(10) Crockett County (10)  GibsonCounty(41) Gibson County (41)  LakeCounty(9) Lake County (9)  LauderdaleCounty(19) Lauderdale County (19)  ObionCounty(35) Obion County (35)  MississippiCountyArkansas(52) Mississippi County (52)  PemiscotCountyMissouri(6) Pemiscot County (6)
Dyersburg is the county seat for Dyer County
Dyersburg is in Dyer County
      Dyer County (19)  
ADJACENT TO DYER COUNTY
      Crockett County (10)  
      Gibson County (41)  
      Lake County (9)  
      Lauderdale County (19)  
      Obion County (35)  
      Mississippi County, Arkansas (52)  
      Pemiscot County, Missouri (6)  
 
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1 Tennessee, Dyer County, Dyersburg — 1st Lt. James Alton GardnerFeb. 7, 1943 – Feb. 7, 1966 — U.S. Army —
Medal of Honor Citation For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity in action at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty. 1st Lt. Gardner's platoon was advancing to relieve a company of the 1st Battalion that had been pinned . . . Map (db m221776) WM
2 Tennessee, Dyer County, Dyersburg — Brig. Gen. Otho French Strahl
Strahl's Brigade / Maj. Gen. John C. Brown's 3rd Div. / Maj. Gen. Benjamin E. Cheatham 1st Corps / Gen. John B. Hood's Army of TN. / Confederate States of America — Killed at Battle of Franklin, TN — 30 Nov. 1864Map (db m221798) HM WM
3 Tennessee, Dyer County, Dyersburg — Dyer County Confederate Memorial
[Front] Shiloh To the memory of the faithful Confederate soldiers of Dyer County Number of battles fought by them
Confederate [side] Perryville • Chickamauga • Missionary Ridge • Belmont • Richmond • Peach . . . Map (db m221760) WM
4 Tennessee, Dyer County, Dyersburg — Dyer County in the WarA Scoured Countryside
At least fifteen Confederate companies were formed in Dyer County, including Capt. Otho F. Strahl’s Co. K, 4th Tennessee Infantry, and Capt. Tyree H. Bell’s Co. B, 12th Tennessee Infantry. Both men rose to the rank of brigadier general. Strahl was . . . Map (db m74634) HM
5 Tennessee, Dyer County, Dyersburg — Dyer County Korean War Memorial
Korean conflict 1950 - 1953 The forgotten war In memory of all Korean War veterans They told us, “We are going to have peace even if we have to fight for it.” So we fought in the mountains on Heartbreak Ridge and waded ashore at . . . Map (db m221780) WM
6 Tennessee, Dyer County, Dyersburg — Dyer County Vietnam War Memorial
Dedicated to the memory of those who made the greatest sacrifice in Vietnam Charles W.. Stevens • Jimmy R. Orr • James A. Gardner • Robert L. Duncan • Charles E. Novel • Roy B. Parsons • Joe T. Kemmerling • Ray D. James • Ivy G. Childress . . . Map (db m221778) WM
7 Tennessee, Dyer County, Dyersburg — Dyer County Walk of Fame
In memory of all American veterans This memorial honors all Dyer County veterans who, although separated by generations, shared a common, undeniable goal – to valiantly protect our country's freedoms. The memories of these Dyer County . . . Map (db m221763) WM
8 Tennessee, Dyer County, Dyersburg — Dyer County WWII Memorial
Map (db m221764) WM
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9 Tennessee, Dyer County, Dyersburg — Dyersburg City Cemetery Confederate Memorial
To honor the Confederate compatriots who sleep eternally in this hallowed ground
Erected and dedicated November 30, 2004, the 140th anniversary of the Battle of Franklin and death of Brig. Gen. Otho French Strahl, by the . . . Map (db m221785) WM
10 Tennessee, Dyer County, Dyersburg — Emmett Kelly, Jr.“America's Favorite Clown”
On November 13, 1924, the world received a smile. For it was on that day that Emmett Kelly, Jr. was born here in this humble building. In the years since then, Emmett and his “Weary Willie” character have entertained and charmed millions of . . . Map (db m221803) HM
11 Tennessee, Dyer County, Dyersburg — First Three Phase Padmount Transformer
In commemoration of the first Three Phase Padmount transformer manufactured by the Ermco Three Phase Manufacturing Plant of Dyaraparg, Tennessee. This transformer, Serial No. 1, was manufactured in December 2000, and placed in service at . . . Map (db m224673) HM
12 Tennessee, Dyer County, Dyersburg — First United Methodist Church, Dyersburg
Robert M. Tarrant held a courthouse revival in 1840. The first church in Dyer Co., First Methodist, grew out of this meeting. A frame church, built 1844, deteriorated from disuse during the Civil War. In 1864 a new structure at Church and . . . Map (db m178846) HM
13 Tennessee, Dyer County, Dyersburg — Minglewood and “The Minglewood Blues”
Minglewood was a logging town located west of Dyersburg near the Obion River. Although the town no longer exists, its memory continues through the music of Noah Lewis. Lewis wrote “The Minglewood Blues,” recorded in 1928 with his band “Gus Cannon . . . Map (db m221782) HM
14 Tennessee, Dyer County, Dyersburg — Mrs. Rosa M. ParksMother of the Modern Civil Rights Movement
Mrs. Rosa McCauley Parks (1913–2005). She was tired; her feet ached. The year was 1955 in the month of December when this seamstress was returning home on the Cleveland Street bus in Montgomery, Alabama. She was ordered to give up her seat to a . . . Map (db m63172) HM
15 Tennessee, Dyer County, Dyersburg — Mrs. Rosa M. ParksMother of the Modern Civil Rights Movement
Mrs. Ross McCauley Parks (1913-2005). She was tired: her feet ached. The year was 1955 in the month of December when this seamstress was returning home on the Cleveland Street bus in Montgomery, Alabama. She was ordered to give up her seat to a . . . Map (db m221815) HM
16 Tennessee, Dyer County, Dyersburg — 4B 10 — Otho French Strahl
Born in Ohio, he came to Dyersburg and practiced law before secession. In 1861 he raised here a company of the 4th Tenn. Infantry for the Confederacy. Winning successive promotion to the grade of brigadier general, he was killed leading his brigade . . . Map (db m63174) HM
17 Tennessee, Dyer County, Dyersburg — The Bank of Dyersburg
built 1885, addition circa 1890. Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m221781) HM
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Jul. 13, 2024