“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Perry County Tennessee Historical Markers

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By Don Morfe, April 22, 2014
Cedar Grove Iron Furnace Marker
Tennessee (Perry County), Linden — Cedar Grove Iron FurnaceShelled by Gunboats
Tennessee’s iron industry was strategically important to both North and South. Numerous furnaces supplied iron to foundries to manufacture munitions as well as armor for ironclad vessels. The fall of Forts Henry and Donelson in February 1862 opened . . . — Map (db m74987) HM
Tennessee (Perry County), Linden — 3E 3 — Cedar Grove Iron Works
Five miles southwest are ruins of the iron furnace built (1834) by Wallace Dixon on the Furnace Branch of Cedar Creek. It was rebuilt in 1846 and discontinued operation in 1862. — Map (db m74988) HM
Tennessee (Perry County), Linden — In Memoriam
In memory of W. M. (Morg) Conder whose effort and energy helped make this bridge free of toll to all who pass. W. M. (Morg) Conder was an energetic public spirited citizen of Linden, Tennessee, who served in the House of Representatives of . . . — Map (db m63129)
Tennessee (Perry County), Linden — Razing the CourthousePhelp's Raid
To control shipping and military traffic along the Tennessee River, Union forces moved into this region in 1862. Naval gunboats sought to cut vital Confederate supply links to West Tennessee and the Deep South. Confederate cavalry detachments . . . — Map (db m75003) HM

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