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: None
 



Text:

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 Commision.


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