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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.
 
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 9 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
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.
miles away); Civil War in Tennessee (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); Dr. William Albert Lewis (approx. 9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Elkton.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 15, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 7, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 640 times since then and 14 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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