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Historical Markers and War Memorials in South Pittsburg, Tennessee

 
Clickable Map of Marion 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 Marion County, TN (22) Franklin County, TN (37) Grundy County, TN (21) Hamilton County, TN (558) Sequatchie County, TN (3) Jackson County, AL (34) Dade County, GA (13)  MarionCounty(22) Marion County (22)  FranklinCounty(37) Franklin County (37)  GrundyCounty(21) Grundy County (21)  HamiltonCounty(558) Hamilton County (558)  SequatchieCounty(3) Sequatchie County (3)  JacksonCountyAlabama(34) Jackson County (34)  DadeCountyGeorgia(13) Dade County (13)
Location of South Pittsburg, Tennessee
    Marion County (22)
    Franklin County (37)
    Grundy County (21)
    Hamilton County (558)
    Sequatchie County (3)
    Jackson County, Alabama (34)
    Dade County, Georgia (13)
 
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1Tennessee (Marion County), South Pittsburg — 2B 20 — Bean-Roulston Graveyard
Seven miles west are buried soldiers who took part in every war beginning with the Revolution. Among these is Capt. Robert Bean, credited with significant action at the Battle of King's Mountain.Map (db m26025) HM
2Tennessee (Marion County), South Pittsburg — 2B 30 — Birthplace of Jobyna Lancaster Ralston-Arlen1899 -1967
Born November 21, 1899, Jobyna L. Raulston became a silent movie actress, appearing in more than 90 films during her career. She made her stage-acting debut at Wilson Theatre (opera house) in South Pittsburg at age nine. Raulston later studied . . . Map (db m16126) HM
3Tennessee (Marion County), South Pittsburg — 2B 32 — Christmas Night Shootout1927
Side A In January 1927, H. Wetter Manufacturing Company, South Pittsburg's largest employer, a unionized company, closed its stove factory. When Wetter tried to reopen with non~union labor, the unions established picket lines. The strike . . . Map (db m99022) HM
4Tennessee (Marion County), South Pittsburg — Fort McCookChickamauga Campaign Heritage Trail
After the Shiloh Campaign in the spring of 1862, Confederate forces under General Braxton Bragg concentrated in the Chattanooga area. The Federal Army, under General Don Carlos Buell occupied north Alabama. Fearful of a Confederate attack, General . . . Map (db m82250) HM
5Tennessee (Marion County), South Pittsburg — 2B 31 — James Thomas Fitz-Gerald, Jr.Captain, USAF — 1920-1948 —
(side 1) Born July 13, 1920 in South Pittsburg, James “Jim” Thomas Fitz-Gerald, Jr. was appointed to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York, in 1940. Interested in aviation since childhood, he graduated in the first . . . Map (db m82251) HM
6Tennessee (Marion County), South Pittsburg — The TVA System of Multipurpose DamsNickajack Dam — Built for the people of the United States of America —
The Tennessee River has its headwaters in the mountains of Tennessee, Virginia, North Carolina and Georgia. The main stream forms at Knoxville, where the Houston and the French Broad Rivers join. The valley, 41,000 square miles in area, receives . . . Map (db m47487) HM
 
Apr. 15, 2021