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Historical Markers 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 (6) Crockett County, TN (7) Gibson County, TN (40) Lake County, TN (9) Lauderdale County, TN (16) Obion County, TN (35) Mississippi County, AR (36) Pemiscot County, MO (4)  DyerCounty(6) Dyer County (6)  CrockettCounty(7) Crockett County (7)  GibsonCounty(40) Gibson County (40)  LakeCounty(9) Lake County (9)  LauderdaleCounty(16) Lauderdale County (16)  ObionCounty(35) Obion County (35)  MississippiCountyArkansas(36) Mississippi County (36)  PemiscotCountyMissouri(4) Pemiscot County (4)
Dyersburg is the county seat for Dyer County
Dyersburg is in Dyer County
      Dyer County (6)  
ADJACENT TO DYER COUNTY
      Crockett County (7)  
      Gibson County (40)  
      Lake County (9)  
      Lauderdale County (16)  
      Obion County (35)  
      Mississippi County, Arkansas (36)  
      Pemiscot County, Missouri (4)  
 
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1Tennessee (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
2Tennessee (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
3Tennessee (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
4Tennessee (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
 
 
  
 
 
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Oct. 5, 2022