Inscription. About four miles northeast is buried Joseph Greer, son of Andrew Greer. an early member of the Watauga Settlement in East Tennessee. After fighting at King's Mountain, he made a rapid overland trip to Philadelphia, where he officially reported the American victory to the Continental Congress.
By Stephen D Surowitz, June 4, 2010
|1. Kings Mountain Messenger Marker|
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commision. (Marker Number 3G 15.)
Location. 35° 19.192′ N, 86° 38.231′ W. Marker is in Petersburg, Tennessee, in Lincoln County. Marker is on Petersburg Square, in the median. Click for map. In the center of the knoll. Marker is at or near this postal address: 200 Southside Square, Petersburg TN 37144, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 15 miles of this marker, as the crow flies. Women of the Confederacy (approx. 12.2 miles away); Confederate Park Cannon (approx. 12.2 miles away); Confederate Park (approx. 12.2 miles away); Camp Blount (approx. 12.9 miles away); Andrew Jackson (approx. 13.3 miles away); a different marker also named Camp Blount (approx. 13.3 miles away); Clement Cannon, Sr. (approx. 14.6 miles away); Confederate Cemetery (approx. 15.1 miles away).
Credits. This page originally submitted on June 5, 2010, by Stephen D Surowitz of Petersburg, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 483 times since then. Photo 1. submitted on June 5, 2010, by Stephen D Surowitz of Petersburg, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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