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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.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
 
Location. 35° 5.283′ N, 86° 55.75′ W. Marker is in Elkton, Tennessee, in Giles County. Marker is on Elkton Pike (U.S. 31) 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 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John Calvin Brown (here, next to this marker); Elkton Bridge (approx. 3.7 miles away); First Section of Tennessee Interstate (approx. 4.6 miles away); Civil War in Tennessee (approx. 4.6 miles
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.
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); Maplewood Cemetery (approx. 9.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elkton.
 
Topics. This marker is included in this topic list: Wars, US Indian
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 15, 2019. This page originally submitted on August 7, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 636 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 7, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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