Unique Father and Son Historical

Unique Father and Son Historical (HM1TR3)

Location: Greensburg, KY 42743 Green County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 15.48', W 85° 29.956'

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Reuben Creel, Greensburg native, appointed by Lincoln as consul from U.S. to Chihuahua, Mexico, 1863. Served until 1866. His son Enrique C., in turn, served as ambassador from Mexico to U.S., 1907-09. Reuben went to Mexico with Gen. Ward, Greensburg native, serving as his interpreter during Mexican War. Remained after war. Early home stands here.

Enrique Creel born Mexico, 1854. Wealthy banker. Member Mexican National Congress, 1898-1904. Was ambassador to U.S., 1907-09. Gov. of Chihuahua. Served as official interpreter at meeting of Pres. Taft and Mexican Pres. Diaz in 1912. Minister of Foreign Affair until Revolution of 1913, when his property was confiscated. Fled to U.S. Died in Mexico, 1931.
HM NumberHM1TR3
Series This marker is part of the Kentucky: Kentucky Historical Society series
Year Placed1967
Placed ByKentucky Historical Society, Kentucky Department of Highways
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, August 14th, 2016 at 5:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 633080 N 4124549
Decimal Degrees37.25800000, -85.49926667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 15.48', W 85° 29.956'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 15' 28.8" N, 85° 29' 57.36" W
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Area Code(s)270
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 303 E Columbia Ave, Greensburg KY 42743, US
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