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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Fayetteville, Tennessee
Location of Fayetteville, Tennessee
► Lincoln County (23) ► Bedford County (33) ► Franklin County (96) ► Giles County (65) ► Marshall County (22) ► Moore County (8) ► Limestone County, Alabama (84) ► Madison County, Alabama (185)
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|Andrew Jackson mobilized his army, Camp Blount, Oct 1813. — — Map (db m32101) WM|
|During 1837 and 1838, a forced removal plan of the native people was implemented consisting of the removal of the tribal people of Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Creek, and Seminole.
Lieutenant Edward Deas, escorted one of the last groups to be . . . — — Map (db m75213) HM|
|Here in October, 1813, Maj. Gen. Andrew Jackson mobilized from the Tennessee militia a mounted brigade, an artillery company and an infantry division, about 3500 men, for punitive operations in Mississippi territory, now Alabama. Brig. Gen. John . . . — — Map (db m31813) HM|
|In September 1813 the Army of West Tennessee assembled at Camp Blount on the Elk River just north and east of these oaks. On October 7th, Major General Andrew Jackson arrived in Fayetteville to take command of the army which, included Sam Houston . . . — — Map (db m158777) HM|
|Confederate Park, the northeast corner of the courthouse yard, was deeded to the Zollicoffer-Fulton Chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, by the Quarterly Court. The chapter unveiled the Confederate Monument on September 6, 1906. . . . — — Map (db m32103) HM|
|Manufactured by the Scott Foundry of Reading, Pennsylvania, in January 1865 and February 1866, these two cannons were cast as 10-inch muzzle loading smooth bore weapons. In 1876 rifled sleeves were inserted into the gun tubes reducing the barrel . . . — — Map (db m32304) HM|
| This jail door is from the old city calaboose which was built in 1867. Cahoots Restaurant is located in this structure today.
“Many a person has looked through these bars”
Donated by Flo Carter — — Map (db m152126) HM|
|In 1862, Lincoln County and Fayetteville residents celebrated the completion of a local engineering marvel, a huge stone bridge over the Elk River, that they hoped would ensure the continual prosperity of this agricultural community. The 450-foot . . . — — Map (db m152122) HM|
This bridge, a 36 feet replica, was built in June 2000 as a memorial of the original stone bridge which spanned 450 feet across the Elk River. Its remnants can still be seen and are approximately 300 yards to the southwest of this location. . . . — — Map (db m152127) HM|
| Lincoln County was a Confederate stronghold during the Civil War. Local men formed companies for the Confederate army before Tennessee seceded. In April 1861, Col. Peter B. Turney organized the 1st Confederate Infantry Regiment (first in the state) . . . — — Map (db m82217) HM|
|On June 15, 1864, Thomas Massey, William Pickett, and Frank Burroughs were arrested and were to be executed without trial by Union General E.A. Payne for the alleged charge of bushwhacking. Hearing of the order, John Massey, the older brother of . . . — — Map (db m82218) HM|
|Immediately to the east lies an old cemetery that was established at an early date along the Great Road to Twickingham, now Huntsville, Alabama, over which General Andrew Jackson and his volunteers marched in 1813 to the Creek War. Revolutionary . . . — — Map (db m30571) HM|
St. Paul AME Church
has been placed on
The National Register
of Historic Places
by the United States
Department of the Interior
October 3, 2003 — — Map (db m154303) HM|
|This is the largest of a number of dry-stone arch bridges which furnished the highways of Tennessee before the War Between the States. It was begun in 1858, and completed a short time before Tennessee seceded from the Union. It accommodated a . . . — — Map (db m152130) HM|
The Indian Removal Act of 1830 mandated the removal of all American Indian tribes cast of the Mississippi River to lands in the west.
The Trail of Tears National Historic Trail commemorates the removal of the Cherokee and the paths that 17 . . . — — Map (db m152128) HM|
|To the women of the Confederacy, who kept intact the homes of the South, while the men of the South were fighting her battles, and who gave to their soldiers, their children, and their land the water of life, hope, and courage, this fountain is . . . — — Map (db m35800) HM|