Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Greene - Washington County Line



Marker ID: THC 1C 6
Location: on Andrew Johnson Hwy (US 11E) at Clear Springs Rd., Limestone, TN
County: Greene
Coordinates: N 36° 13.862    W 082° 38.595
  36.23103333    -82.64325
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM58K2
 



Text:

Greene County
Established 1783; named in honor of
Nathaniel Greene.


Major General in the Revolutionary Army. After fighting at Trenton, the Brandywine and at Germantown, and serving at Valley Forge, he became Quartermaster General of the Army. He later took command of the Army in the South, where his brilliant handling helped bring about the end of the war.

Washington County


Established 1777 named in honor

George Washington


Colonel in the Colonial Army; Commander-in-Chief of the Revolutionary Army and first President of the United States of America.


Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission