Perry County Courthouse

Perry County Courthouse Linden Tennessee


Stock #: 602113
Type: Postcard
Era: Chrome
City: Linden
State: Tennessee (TN)
County: Perry
Publisher: Thompson's Community Service
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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The county was established in 1819; named in honor of Commodore Oliver Hazard Perry who served in the naval war with Tripoli; in 1809, built and commanded a fleet of gunboats. In 1813, commanding the fleet he had built, recruited and organized on Lake Erie he met a British fleet in battle, resulting in his famous message, "We have met the enemy and they are ours".