Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Tipton - Lauderdale County Line



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



Text:

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