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Greeneville in Greene County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

Robert Kerr

 
 
Robert Kerr Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 27, 2009
1. Robert Kerr Marker
Inscription. On this site originally stood the house of Robert Kerr, where were held sessions of the Upper House of the State of Franklin. The first sessions of Greene County's Court were also held here. The Baptist church, established in 1872, was moved to its present location in 1948.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1C 29.)
 
Location. 36° 9.927′ N, 82° 49.779′ W. Marker is in Greeneville, Tennessee, in Greene County. Marker is on North Main Street - Business US-11E (Tennessee Route 107), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 245 North Main Street, Greeneville TN 37743, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Big Spring (within shouting distance of this marker); Ellen “Nelly” VanVactor (within shouting distance of this marker); Greeneville Cumberland Presbyterian Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Greenville Cumberland Presbyterian Church (about 500 feet away); Capitol of State of Franklin (about 500 feet away); Death of John Morgan
Robert Kerr Marker image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 27, 2009
2. Robert Kerr Marker
(about 600 feet away); General Morgan Inn (about 600 feet away); Andrew Johnson (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greeneville.
 
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Robert Kerr Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 4, 2012
3. Robert Kerr Marker
The First Baptist Church image. Click for full size.
By Stanley and Terrie Howard, September 27, 2009
4. The First Baptist Church
Now located at this site.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 4, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,649 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 4, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina.   3. submitted on December 18, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   4. submitted on October 4, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. • Syd Whittle was the editor who published this page.
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