Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Tipton - Lauderdale County Line

Marker ID: THC 4E 4
County: Tipton
Waymark: None


Tipton County
Established 1823; named in honor of
Jacob Tipton.

Raised a company for defense of the Northwest Territory against the Indians. Killed while leading an attack on Nov. 4, 1791.

Lauderdale County
Established 1835; named in honor of
Col. 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.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission