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Greenville in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Muhlenberg County

 
 
Muhlenberg County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2018
1. Muhlenberg County Marker
Inscription. Formed 1798 out of parts of Logan and Christian counties. Named for Gen. Peter Muhlenberg, 1746-1807, of Pa. Ordained minister, 1768. "A time to preach and a time to fight." Entered Revolutionary Army as Col., Eight Va. (German) Regt. Active from 1776 to surrender of Yorktown. U.S. Congress, Senate. Collector of Customs, Phila. Many from his regiment pioneered here.
 
Erected 1965 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 821.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 12.048′ N, 87° 10.696′ W. Marker is in Greenville, Kentucky, in Muhlenberg County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 62) near East Main Cross Street (State Route 176), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Located in front of the Muhlenberg County Courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 Main Street, Greenville KY 42345, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Revolutionary War Soldiers (a few steps from this marker); Forrest Reconnoitered (within shouting distance of this marker); Battle of New Orleans (within shouting
Muhlenberg County Courthouse and the marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2018
2. Muhlenberg County Courthouse and the marker.
distance of this marker); First Presbyterian Church (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Greenville Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); George Short House / George W. Short (1805-1863) (approx. 0.2 miles away); Muhlenberg Hero (approx. 0.7 miles away); Jonathan E. Spilman (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenville.
 
Also see . . .  A History Of Muhlenberg County Kentucky’s Namesake. (Submitted on September 19, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Political SubdivisionsWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 19, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 19, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 51 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 19, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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