Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Kings Mountain Messenger



Marker ID: THC 3G 15
Location: is on Petersburg Square, in the median, 200 Southside Square, Petersburg, TN
County: Lincoln
Coordinates: N 35° 19.192    W 086° 38.231
  35.31986666    -86.63718333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WMY8CY
 



Text:

Kings Mountain
Messenger


About four miles northeast is buried Joseph Greer, son of Andrew Greer, an early member of the Watauga Settlement in East Tennessee. After fighting at King's Mountain, he made a rapid overland trip to Philadelphia where he officially reported the American victory to the Continental Congress.

Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission.



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More information:
NPS: Kings Mountain
Wikipedia: Battle of Kings Mountain