Reelfoot Lake, Tennessee's earthquake lake
is located only four miles from
This Natural Lake is a paradise for the
thousands of naturalists who visit each year.
For more information
about Reelfoot Lake
Reelfoot Area Chamber of Commerce
Experience the Mississippi River at the
Marijac Memorial River Park. Only two miles from downtown Tiptonville, this new park sets in a small grove of timber just below the great bend in the river and features a scenic overlook, picnic area, and boat landing.
Massive river vessels are only a stone's throw from the bank. Contact the news & events link
of the Tiptonville Main Street Association's website for information about special steamboat dockings and other community events on the river.
The lower Mississippi River Valley was one of the most critical theatres of the
American Civil War. Battles raged across fields now growing cotton, corn, and soybeans.
Minnie balls, cannon shells, and similar items are plowed up from time to time.
Ten thousand soldiers of the Confederate Army surrendered at Tiptonville.
The Battle of Island No. Ten was fought eight miles north of Tiptonville.
The Caldwell-Hopson House is located
on the corner of Wynn and Walnut Streets
in Tiptonville. It is the only property
in Lake County which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
The Queen Anne Victorian era home
is owned by
Marcia and Calvin Mills.
Main Street Association
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