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List of Industries in Sequatchie County (1906)

The following list of industries was published in the July 21, 1906 issue of the Dunlap Times newspaper. SAW MILLS George Smith, Dunlap J.D. Cunningham, Dunlap Cunningham & Sullivan, Dunlap George Moor, Dunlap Mr. Offut, Dunlap Peter Cordell, Dunlap Harrison … Continue reading

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First Tennessee Mountain Rifle Regiment

The First Tennessee Mountain Rifle Regiment Co. H, 35th TN Inf. 35th Regiment, Tennessee Infantry The 35th Infantry Regiment formerly the 5th Tennessee Regiment Provisional Army, [also called 1st Mountain Rifle Regiment] was organized during September, 1861, at Camp Smartt, … Continue reading

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History of Sequatchie County

On December 9, 1857, the Tennessee General Assembly created Sequatchie County from a section of Hamilton County and named Dunlap as the county seat. Few opportunities existed to expand to a larger agricultural market until a road, Anderson Pike, was … Continue reading

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Dunlap Coke Ovens Park and Museum

In 1889, a coal mine was opened on Fredonia Mountain overlooking Dunlap, Tennessee. For the next quarter century, the mining operations grew into an industrial complex that contributed greatly to the thriving economy and evolving social structure of the small … Continue reading

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