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Petersburg in Lincoln County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Kings Mountain Messenger
 
Kings Mountain Messenger Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Stephen D Surowitz, June 4, 2010
1. Kings Mountain Messenger Marker
 
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.
 
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 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Martyred (approx. 12.2 miles away); Women of the Confederacy (approx. 12.2 miles away); Lincoln County in the Civil War (approx. 12.2 miles away); Confederate Park Cannon (approx. 12.2 miles away); Confederate Park (approx. 12.2 miles away); Bell's Route Trail of Tears (approx. 12.3 miles away); Camp Blount (approx. 12.9 miles away); Andrew Jackson (approx. 13.3 miles away).
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on June 5, 2010, by Stephen D Surowitz of Petersburg, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 530 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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