“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Limestone in Washington County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)

Washington County / Greene County

Washington County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, June 27, 2015
1. Washington County Marker
Washington County
Established in 1777: named in honor of
George Washington
Colonel in the Colonial Army; Commander-in Chief of the Revolutionary Army and first resident of the United States of America.

Greene County
Established 1783: named in honor of
Nathanael Greene
Major General in the Revolutionary Army. After fighting at Trenton, then Brandywine & Germantown, and serving at Valley Forge, he became Quartermaster General of the Army. He later took command of the Army in the South, where his brilliant handling helped to bring about the end of the War.
Erected by Tennesse Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1C 6.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #01 George Washington, and the Tennessee Historical Commission series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1777.
Location. 36° 13.875′ N, 82° 38.6′ W. Marker is near Limestone
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, Tennessee, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 11E and South Clearn Springs Road, on the right when traveling north on U.S. 11E. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Limestone TN 37681, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. David Crockett (approx. half a mile away); Battle of Limestone Station (approx. ¾ mile away); Eye-Witness to a Near Tragedy (approx. 1.7 miles away); Unionist Stronghold (approx. 1.7 miles away); Crockett (approx. 1.9 miles away); The Real Likeness of David Crockett (approx. 2 miles away); Crockett’s Tennessee Westward Movement (approx. 2 miles away); Welcome to Davy Crockett Birthplace State Park (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Limestone.
Greene County Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, October 11, 2020
2. Greene County Marker
Credits. This page was last revised on October 19, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 27, 2015. This page has been viewed 333 times since then and 19 times this year. Last updated on October 18, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. Photos:   1. submitted on June 27, 2015, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.   2. submitted on October 18, 2020, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. • J. Makali Bruton was the editor who published this page.

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Oct. 1, 2023