Liberty, Tennessee

Liberty was settled around 1797 by Adam Dale, an American Revolutionary War veteran from Maryland who built a mill on Smith Fork Creek. Much of Main Street in Liberty is included in an historic district listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Buildings located within the historic district include the Liberty High School, the Salem Baptist Church and cemetery, along with homes around the town. In 1889 Liberty was struck by a tornado which destroyed some of the original homes.

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DeKalb County Tennessee


The Liberty mule greats you on Highway 70 Salem Baptist Church organized in 1809 One of the oldest and largest cemeteries in the area surrounded by beautiful rolling hills The old Liberty High School
One of many class photos hanging in the enterance Current Fire Hall on the right with the old school gym in the background A closer look at what was Renovations have started on the old high school gym
Locally quarried stone frame the Fire Hall Looking east down West Main Street Some things still stand for a purpose Victorian homes and other classic styles line the streets
Coming into downtown Liberty Office window overlooking Main Street The home office for Dekalb County's oldest bank, built in 1918 What was once a thriving hotel in Liberty
Walking back into time There is so much history and so many stories in Liberty... just ask Yard art lives with humor This town just makes you want to walk and enjoy
Victorian accents adorn the houses Time can stand still Liberty United Methodist Church You've got to know where you came from to know where you're going
The architectural elements abound, if one looks to the past