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Halls, Tennessee

Summary
Halls is a town in Lauderdale County, Tennessee, United States. The population was 2,255 at the 2010 census. The town was founded in 1882 as a railroad station stop. It is named after Hansford R. Hall, one of the founders. Among the early business ventures were sawmills and cotton gins, founded in the 1880s to process local lumber and cotton. Halls is home to the Veterans' Museum on the grounds of the Dyersburg Army Air Base, which documents the history of the World War II Army Air Corps. It was the main base for the B-17 Flying Fortress bombers in the mid-1940s. History The town was not established until 1882, when the Newport News & Mississippi Valley Railroad line (later the Illinois Central Railroad) set up a railroad stop here. The village was originally named Hall's Station in honor of Hansford R. Hall, one of the founders. Other founders were J. S. Stephens and S. A. Jordan, early businessmen of Lauderdale County. E. Stanfield, general merchant, was first to set up
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