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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Paris

 
Clickable Map of Henry 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 Henry County, TN (22) Benton County, TN (15) Carroll County, TN (23) Stewart County, TN (84) Weakley County, TN (6) Calloway County, KY (4) Graves County, KY (10)  HenryCounty(22) Henry County (22)  BentonCounty(15) Benton County (15)  CarrollCounty(23) Carroll County (23)  StewartCounty(84) Stewart County (84)  WeakleyCounty(6) Weakley County (6)  CallowayCountyKentucky(4) Calloway County (4)  GravesCounty(10) Graves County (10)
Paris, Tennessee and Vicinity
    Henry County (22)
    Benton County (15)
    Carroll County (23)
    Stewart County (84)
    Weakley County (6)
    Calloway County, Kentucky (4)
    Graves County, Kentucky (10)
 
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1Tennessee (Henry County), Paris — 4A 29 — Battle of Paris
On this ridge on March 11, 1862, 450 Confederate troops under the command of Major H. Clay King, 1st Kentucky Battalion, Cavalry, and Stack's and McCutchan's unattached Tennessee Companies were attacked by Federal troops from Fort Henry. 20 . . . — Map (db m52841) HM
2Tennessee (Henry County), Paris — Confederate SoldiersHenry Co.
Henry Co. Confederate Soldiers — Map (db m109043) WM
3Tennessee (Henry County), Paris — 4A 59 — David Edward Jackson
David Jackson was a famous Rocky Mountain fur trader, explorer, businessperson, and namesake for Jackson Hole, Wyoming, in the Teton region. During the War of 1812, he served as an Ensign in Ohio. In January 1837 Jackson traveled to Paris, . . . — Map (db m142326) HM
4Tennessee (Henry County), Paris — E. W. Grove High School
Built in 1906 First privately endowed public high school Smith Hughes Grant FFA chapter in United States — Map (db m155863) HM
5Tennessee (Henry County), Paris — 4A 48 — E.W. Grove-Henry County High School
The E. W. Grove-Henry County High School was one of Tennessee's first privately-endowed public high schools. Chattanooga architect Reuben Harrison Hunt designed Grove Tower, the school's first building. The cornerstone, laid on June 26, 1906, . . . — Map (db m155862) HM
6Tennessee (Henry County), Paris — 4A 49 — Edwin Wiley Grove1850-1927
Born in Hardeman County, E.W. Grove came to Paris, Tennessee, in 1874 as a pharmacist. He developed in 1878 Grove’s Tasteless Chill Tonic, which was sold worldwide through the Paris Medicine Company, as a malaria treatment and preventative. By 1891, . . . — Map (db m108997) HM
7Tennessee (Henry County), Paris — First Presbyterian Church
First congregation formed in the 1820s on Market Street Worshipped in building on Poplar Street 1866 - 1913 First Sunday school class formed by J.S. Brown in 1860 First vacation bible school in Paris — 1890 Worshipped in Circuit . . . — Map (db m155870) HM
8Tennessee (Henry County), Paris — 4A 32 — Forrest at Paris Landing
On October 28, 1864, General Nathan Bedford Forrest, C.S.A., began his famous Johnsonville Raid by placing masked batteries on the banks of the Tennessee River here at Paris Landing and about five miles north at abandoned Fort Heiman. With the use . . . — Map (db m81946) HM
9Tennessee (Henry County), Paris — 4A 37 — Gov. James D. Porter Home
The home of James D. Porter, Tennessee Governor 1875-79, was designed by and built for Thomas Wall Crawford in 1848, later owned by the Dunlap family, and inherited by Porters wife, Susanna, in 1887. After many years of public service, . . . — Map (db m155864) HM
10Tennessee (Henry County), Paris — 4A 51 — Governor Thomas Clarke Rye
Tom C. Rye was born in Camden on June 2, 1863. He moved to Paris, Tennessee in 1902, where he was elected attorney general of the 13th Judicial District. Rye was governor of Tennessee, 1915-1919. He supported prohibition and the Ouster Law, which . . . — Map (db m155827) HM
11Tennessee (Henry County), Paris — Henry County Courthouse
Built in 1896 — West Tennessee's oldest working courthouse Court-first held in Peter Wall's home in 1821. A log courthouse built in Clifty 1823. Two story brick courthouse erected on this land in 1825 and replaced in 1852. The . . . — Map (db m155871) HM
12Tennessee (Henry County), Paris — 4A 52 — Henry County Courthouse / Henry County
(Front): Henry County Courthouse This Courthouse was designed by Reuben Harrison Hunt of Chattanooga and built by Ed M. Wallen of New Decatur, Alabama, in 1896. It is the third courthouse on this site and is one of West Tennessee's . . . — Map (db m81947) HM
13Tennessee (Henry County), Paris — 4A 15 — James Davis Porter
Born near here Dec. 17,1828. Member, General Assembly of 1859, later served the Confederacy as Chief of Staff to Gen. B.P. Cheatham. Member, Constitutional Convention of 1870. Governor, 1875-79; president N.C. & St. L. RR, 1880-1884. Assistant . . . — Map (db m108999) HM
14Tennessee (Henry County), Paris — 4A 38 — John DeWitt Clinton Atkins(1825-1908)
Born in Henry County, J.D.C. Atkins was a member, Tenn. General Assembly, 1849-53 and 1855-57; U.S. Congressman, 1857-59 and 1873-83; Lt. Col., 5th TN Infantry, CSA. 1861; Rep., Confederate Congress, 1861-65; co-founder, Paris Intelligencer, 1867; . . . — Map (db m108998) HM
15Tennessee (Henry County), Paris — 4A 45 — John Wesley Crockett1807-52
From 1837 to 1841, John W. Crockett, the son of David Crockett, represented the same congressional district as his father, after the legendary frontiersman died at the Alamo in 1836. He married Martha Hamilton in 1828 and practiced law in Paris. . . . — Map (db m109045) HM
16Tennessee (Henry County), Paris — Mandle/Harding House
Built by Barton Lasater in 1920. Purchased 1923 by Sidney Mandle, owner of Kentucky/Tennessee Clay Company. Bricks made in Puryear from Henry County clay. Remodeled and expanded in 1933 to a Colonial design with Georgian Revival influence . . . — Map (db m155866) HM
17Tennessee (Henry County), Paris — Paris City Cemetery
Wrought iron section removed from the original court house lawn in 1894 and installed on the Ruff Street side North, east and south sides installed in 1972 Wrought iron section completed 1999 Funded by Paris City Cemetery . . . — Map (db m155873) HM
18Tennessee (Henry County), Paris — Paris Henry County Heritage Center
Home of O.C. Barton Built 1914 Museum for cultural and historical activities to enhance the present and future — Map (db m155912) HM
19Tennessee (Henry County), Paris — Robert E. Lee School
This historic site was dedicated to education in 1825 by the founding citizens of Paris and Henry County. It was the Paris Male Academy, a private school, until 1881, when public education began as the Paris City School. Around 1906 the building . . . — Map (db m155913) HM
20Tennessee (Henry County), Paris — Slave
"Now they have come to the place where their faith can no longer feed on the bread of repression and violence. They ask for the bread of liberty of public responsibility. It must not be denied them.” Dr. W. Mordecai Johnson, Educator, . . . — Map (db m109044)
 
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