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Greensburg in Green County, Kentucky — The American South (East South Central)
 

Green County, 1792

 
 
Green County, 1792 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 31, 2016
1. Green County, 1792 Marker
Inscription. Formed from parts of Lincoln and Nelson counties. The last of seven formed during first legislature. Named for Gen. Nathaniel Greene, who, in the Revolutionary War, commanded a unit at Boston, 1776; helped plan defense of New York; fought at Trenton, Brandywine and Monmouth. Sent south by Washington. Greene’s Carolina campaign forced British to leave Charleston, 1782.
 
Erected 1969 by Kentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways. (Marker Number 1239.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Kentucky Historical Society marker series.
 
Location. 37° 15.646′ N, 85° 30.118′ W. Marker is in Greensburg, Kentucky, in Green County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of W. Court Street and S. Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Greensburg KY 42743, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Green Countians Memorial (here, next to this marker); Home of Gen. Edward H. Hobson (within shouting distance of this marker); Green County Architecture Heritage History (within shouting distance of this marker); Greensburg Courthouse
Green Countians Memorial and Green County Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane Hall, July 31, 2016
2. Green Countians Memorial and Green County Marker
View to southwest from Main Street
(within shouting distance of this marker); General Edward Henry Hobson (within shouting distance of this marker); Home of Early Minister (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Lincoln's Law Partner (about 700 feet away); William Mentor Graham (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Greensburg.
 
Categories. Political Subdivisions
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 15, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 15, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas. This page has been viewed 206 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 15, 2016, by Duane Hall of Abilene, Texas.
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