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Elkton in Giles County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Neill S. Brown

 
 
Neill S. Brown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, August 7, 2010
1. Neill S. Brown Marker
Inscription.  Three miles N.E. Neill S. Brown was born April 18, 1810. Veteran of Seminole War, in 1837 became member of State Legislature; in 1847, Governor of Tennessee. In 1850 he was U.S. Minister to Russia and 1870 member of the State Constitutional Convention. He died in 1886.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 3F 4.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Wars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission series list. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1850.
 
Location. 35° 5.284′ N, 86° 55.764′ W. Marker is in Elkton, Tennessee, in Giles County. Marker is on Elkton Pike (U.S. 31) just north of Newman Road, on the left when traveling north. Marker is located just south of the northern city limits sign. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Elkton TN 38455, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Calvin Brown (a few steps from this marker); Elkton Bridge (approx. 3.7 miles away); First Section of Tennessee Interstate (approx. 4.6 miles away); Civil War in Tennessee
Neill S. Brown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, August 7, 2010
2. Neill S. Brown Marker
Looking South along US Hwy 31. This marker is the closest to the camera.
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(approx. 4.6 miles away); Tennessee AMVETS Veterans Memorial (approx. 4.6 miles away); Seventh Kentucky Mounted Infantry Memorial (approx. 5.4 miles away); Forrest's September Raid (approx. 5.4 miles away); Pettusville (approx. 7.7 miles away in Alabama). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elkton.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 27, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 7, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 665 times since then and 4 times this year. Last updated on October 27, 2020, by Darren Jefferson Clay of Duluth, Georgia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 7, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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