Greensburg in Green County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
Unique Father and Son
Enrique Creel born Mexico, 1854. Wealthy banker. Member Mexican National Congress, 1898-1904. Was ambassador to U.S., 1907-09. Gov. of Chihuahua. Served as official interpreter at meeting of Pres. Taft and Mexican Pres. Diaz in 1912. Minister of Foreign Affair until Revolution of 1913, when his property was confiscated. Fled to U.S. Died in Mexico, 1931.
Erected 1967 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1082.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • War, Mexican-American. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #27 William Howard Taft, and the Kentucky Historical Society series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1854.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greensburg KY 42743, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Civil War Generals (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Home of Gen. Edward H. Hobson (about 700 feet away); Lincoln's Law Partner (approx. 0.2 miles away); General Edward Henry Hobson (approx. 0.2 miles away); Greensburg Courthouse (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Home of Gen. Edward H. Hobson (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named General Edward Henry Hobson (approx. ¼ mile away); Green County Architecture Heritage History (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greensburg.
Also see . . . Enrique Creek - Wikipedia entry. (Submitted on August 14, 2016.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2019. It was originally submitted on August 14, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 209 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 14, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.