Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Dyer - Lauderdale County Line



Marker ID: THC 4B 3
Location: on Jefferson Davis Highway (U.S. 51) south of Unionville Road / Old Hwy 20 (Tennessee Route 210), Halls, TN
County: Lauderdale
Coordinates: N 35° 56.8    W 089° 24.512
  35.94666666    -89.40853333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM3K7E
 



Text:

Lauderdale County

Established 1835; named in honor of

Colonel James Lauderdale


who was killed leading a charge of his regiment of Tennessee troops against the British at the Battle of New Orleans, Dec. 23, 1814


Dyer County

Established 1823; named in honor of

Colonel Robert Henry Dyer


who served valiantly under General Andrew Jackson in the Natchez Expedition, the Creek War, War of 1812, - including the decisive battle of New Orleans, - and the Seminole War, 1818.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission