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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Jasper
Jasper, Tennessee and Vicinity
▶ Marion County (20) ▶ Franklin County (37) ▶ Grundy County (18) ▶ Hamilton County (534) ▶ Sequatchie County (3) ▶ Jackson County, Alabama (25) ▶ Dade County, Georgia (4)
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|Born Elizabeth Lowery, daughter of Chief John Lowery of the Cherokee, she lived in a house about 60 yards southeast after her marriage. She donated the ground on which the town of Jasper was laid out in 1820, when the county seat was moved here from . . . — — Map (db m1985) HM|
|You are about to enter Middle Tennessee, the site of two important Civil War campaigns. The first occurred in June 1862 as Confederate Gen. Braxton Braggs maneuvered the Army of Tennessee successfully through the mountains north past Union Gen. Don . . . — — Map (db m117806) HM|
Allison, James L., Jr. CPL Campbell, Dewitt , Jr. CPL Duke, Ray E. ★ MH ★ M/SGT Jones, Lotchie J. R. PV2 Lansdell, Charles L. PV2 McCurry, Gilbert L. PV2 Rogers, James E., Jr. MSG . . . — — Map (db m150529) WM|
Samuel Love owned a farm on the Tennessee River between Jasper and Shellmound. He operated a ferry that was an important transportation artery, linking Jasper and the rest of Marion County with the railroad at Shellmound. In addition to running . . . — — Map (db m87942) HM|
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To the sons of Marion County who gave their lives for democracy and the freedom of the world
Mack Burnett, Jr. Vince Riley Choate Claude D. Crumbliss Winslow Edw. Cowan Robert A. Dykes Joe Dennis Dallas Polk Ewton . . . — — Map (db m150481) WM|
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Dedicated to the memory of the sons of Marion County Tenn. who gave their lives in World War Two, 1941-1946
And these our dead Andregg, Henry Jr. Allen, Benton Alley, Leslie G. Anderson, . . . — — Map (db m150485) WM|
|5Ό miles southeast was the town of Nickajack or Anikusatiyi, destroyed by Ore's force, Sept. 14, 1794. The town occupied a space between the river and the cave in which was a storehouse for plunder. It was also used by the Confederacy during the War . . . — — Map (db m62564) HM|
|In recognition of the rare vision, the indomitable courage and capacity of achievement of Will Cummings, county judge of Hamilton County, the pioneer of permanent road building and public improvements in east Tennessee and the Chattanooga district, . . . — — Map (db m39437) HM|