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Greene County Historic Marker

 

Location of sign - 400 Morrow Avenue, Eutaw, Alabama

 

Photo taken- January 2006

 

Greene County Historic Marker

Photo courtesy of Jimmy Wayne

 

Text of sign

 

A County Older Then The State

 

Greene County

 

Named for hero, General Nathaniel Greene, who drove British from Southeast.  Area explored by DeSoto, 1540.  Claimed as 

French Louisiana, 1698.  Ceded to England 1763.  Ceded by Choctaw Nation, 1816.  Made a territorial county, 1819.  Eutaw, 

county seat is named for Greene's victory at Eutaw Springs South Carolina.

 

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