Greeneville in Greene County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
Greene County / Hawkins County
named in honor of Nathanael Greene
Major General in the Revolutionary Army. After fighting at Trenton, the Brandywine & Germantown, and serving at Valley Forge, he became Quarter-master General of the Army. He later took command of the Army in the South, where his brilliant handling helped to bring about the end of the War.
named in honor of Benjamin Hawkins
Member of Continental Congress from North Carolina. U.S. Senator from North Carolina. 1789-95. Signed Deed of Cession, conveying Southwest Territory (which is now the State of Tennessee) to Federal Government.
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 1C 7.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
Location. 36° 9.629′ N, 82° 49.977′ W. Marker is in Greeneville, Tennessee, in Greene County. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 116 W. McKee St, Greeneville TN 37744, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Classic American La France (here, next to this marker); McKee Street "Flagship of Greeneville Mayoralty" Andrew Johnson Homestead (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Andrew Johnson National Historic Site (about 400 feet away); Preserving the President’s Legacy (about 400 feet away); The Home of the 17th President (about 400 feet away); Home of Andrew Johnson (about 400 feet away); The Homestead Grounds (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greeneville.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 5, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 837 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 5, 2009, by Stanley and Terrie Howard of Greer, South Carolina. 3. submitted on August 8, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 4. submitted on August 23, 2014, by Lisa Barnett of Jonesborough, Tennessee. 5. submitted on August 8, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. 6. submitted on August 23, 2014, by Lisa Barnett of Jonesborough, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.