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Greenville in Muhlenberg County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Muhlenberg Hero

 
 
Muhlenberg Hero Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2018
1. Muhlenberg Hero Marker
Inscription. Site of home of Ephraim M. Brank, 1791-1875. Born in North Carolina and came to Kentucky about 1808. Lieutenant, Kentucky militia, sent by Gov. Shelby in response to call of Gen. Andrew Jackson for troops to repel British at New Orleans. On January 8, 1815 Brank's daring coolness on breastworks at battle inspired Ky. and Tenn. riflemen to crucial defeat of the British.
 
Erected 1964 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 821.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 12.662′ N, 87° 10.841′ W. Marker is in Greenville, Kentucky, in Muhlenberg County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 62) south of West Depot Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Located in front of the AT&T Telephone Exchange. Marker is at or near this postal address: 341 Main Street, Greenville KY 42345, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Jonathan E. Spilman (approx. 0.2 miles away); George Short House / George W. Short (1805-1863) (approx. half a mile away); Muhlenberg County (approx.
The view towards downtown, on Main Street, from the marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2018
2. The view towards downtown, on Main Street, from the marker
0.7 miles away); Revolutionary War Soldiers (approx. mile away); Forrest Reconnoitered (approx. mile away); Battle of New Orleans (approx. mile away); Old Greenville Cemetery (approx. 0.8 miles away); First Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greenville.
 
Also see . . .  Wikipedia article on Ephraim M. Brank. (Submitted on September 19, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.)
 
Categories. Notable PersonsPolitical SubdivisionsPoliticsWar, US Revolutionary
 
Looking north on Main Street. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, September 14, 2018
3. Looking north on Main Street.
Ephraim McLean Brank (August 1, 1791 - August 5, 1875) image. Click for full size.
By Public domain
4. Ephraim McLean Brank (August 1, 1791 - August 5, 1875)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 19, 2018. This page originally submitted on September 19, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 19, 2018, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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