Greene County

Greene County (HMSNV)

Location: Greensboro, GA 30642 Greene County
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N 33° 34.59', W 83° 10.944'

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This County, created by Act of the Legislature Feb. 3, 1786, is named for Maj. Gen. Nathanael Greene, the strategist who ranked second only to Gen. Washington. Born in Rhode Island in 1742, he died at his Georgia plantation in 1786. Seven miles north of Greensboro lies Penfield named for Josiah Penfield of Savannah who started the Fund to establish Mercer Institute there in 1833. The Institute was named for Jesse Mercer, leading Baptist divine of Georgia at that time. It received a Legislative Charter as Mercer University in 1837 and was moved to Macon after the War.
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HM NumberHMSNV
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
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Marker Number066-1
Year Placed1954
Placed ByGeorgia Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 11:22am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 297446 N 3717334
Decimal Degrees33.57650000, -83.18240000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 33° 34.59', W 83° 10.944'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds33° 34' 35.40" N, 83° 10' 56.64" W
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Area Code(s)706
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 105 Court St, Greensboro GA 30642, US
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