Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Hamblen - Greene County Line



Marker ID: THC 1B 12
Location:
County: Hamblen
Coordinates:   
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Hamblen County
Established 1870; named in honor of

Hezekiah Hamblen


of Hawkins County.

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.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission.