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1863
January 1. President Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation granting freedom to slaves in southern states.
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TENNESSEE - Lauderdale County

Fort Pillow (added 1973 - - #73001806)
TN 87 , Fort Pillow
Historic Significance: Event
Area of Significance: Politics/Government, European, Military
Period of Significance: 1850-1874
Owner: State
Historic Function: Defense
Historic Sub-function: Fortification
Current Function: Landscape
Current Sub-function: Park

Lauderdale County Courthouse (added 1995 - - #95000343)
Town Sq. , Ripley
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering, Event
Architect, builder, or engineer: Holman, Joseph, Marr, Thomas
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Architecture, Politics/Government
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Local
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-function: Courthouse
Current Function: Government
Current Sub-function: Courthouse

Palmer, W. E., House (added 1978 - - #78002604)
Also known as Alex Haley House
Off U.S. 51 , Henning
Historic Significance: Person, Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Unknown
Architectural Style: Bungalow/Craftsman
Historic Person: Haley,Alex
Significant Year: 1918, 1919
Area of Significance: Black, Literature, Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949, 1900-1924
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling

US Post Office (added 1988 - - #88001582)
17 E. Jackson Ave. , Ripley
Historic Significance: Architecture/Engineering
Architect, builder, or engineer: Melick,Neal A., Simon,Louis A.
Architectural Style: Other
Area of Significance: Architecture
Period of Significance: 1925-1949
Owner: Federal
Historic Function: Government
Historic Sub-function: Post Office
Current Function: Government
Current Sub-function: Post Office

Wardlaw-Steele House (added 1980 - - #80003844)
128 Wardlaw Pl. , Ripley
Historic Significance: Person
Historic Person: Steele,Wardlaw,et al.
Significant Year: 1842
Area of Significance: Politics/Government
Period of Significance: 1900-1924, 1875-1899, 1850-1874
Owner: Private
Historic Function: Domestic
Historic Sub-function: Single Dwelling
Current Function: Domestic
Current Sub-function: Single Dwelling




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