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Hardeman County Historic Marker

 

Location of sign - US 64 at the Fayette-Hardeman County line in Tennessee

 

Photo taken April 2008

 

Hardeman County Historic Marker

Photo courtesy of Jimmy Wayne

 

Text of sign:

 

Fayette County

 

Established 1823: named in honor of Thomas Jones Hardeman.

 

Captain in War of 1812; colonel of Tennessee militia in the fighting before New Orleans; quartermaster, Jackson's Natchez

expedition, 1812.  One of the commissioners who established Bolivar in 1825.  Moving to Texas in 1830, he was prominent in

the fight for independence; he later became a member of Congress of the Republic.


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