Dr. Ronald P. Rogers
Support for your body's natural healing capabilities
Click here for details
Click here for information
What's Going On
Columbia Gas Dept.
GAS LEAK or GAS SMELL
24 hrs/ 365 days
270-384-2006 or 9-1-1
Call before you dig
Directory of Churches
phone numbers and more
for churches in Adair County
Find Great Stuff in
Antiques, Help Wanted,
Autos, Real Estate,
Legal Notices, More...
Billy Joe Fudge: Comments of Green & Greene
Outstanding feature, Green River, is really Green - and apt reason for the name and spelling.
Comments re photo 71917 Scenic Green Co KY What happened to ultimate "e" By Billy Joe Fudge
Although I make no pretense at being a historian, I recognize that many of what are considered to be historical facts are really assumptions based upon closely related facts.
I have no quibble with the origin of the names of Green County and or of Greensburg. I'm sure that those bureaucrats in their far-removed seats of power and authority who were dividing up the land mass of Kentucky into smaller, governable land masses called counties, would have chosen the name Green County based upon the heroic General Greene but....
But I have my own, un-researched and un-educated, if you will, assumptions concerning the name of Green River.
This story was posted on 2017-04-03 09:09:33
Printable: this page is now automatically formatted for printing.
Have comments or corrections for this story? Use our contact form and let us know.
More articles from topic Kentucky Color by Billy Joe Fudge:
Billy Joe Fudge: Whitehurst diary refreshes memories
Kentucky Color - Lucy Clark Demumbrunn Chapter VI
Kentucky Color - Lucy Clark Demumbrunn Chapter IV
Kentucky Color: Lucy Clark Demumbrunn Chapter III
Kentucky Color: Lucy Clark Demumbrunn Chapter II
Kentucky Color - Lucy Clark Demumbrunn Chapter I
Kentucky Color - Thankful for A Colorful Threepeat
Kentucky Color: I heard a tree
Kentucky Color - Towerman's Flood
Kentucky Color - X marks the spot
View even more articles in topic Kentucky Color by Billy Joe Fudge
Bank of Columbia
The Best of
Local Stories of
The Greatest Generation
Order Book or e-Book
See who's celebrating
Birthdays and Anniversaries
Special Events List
Quick Links to Popular Features
Looking for a story or picture?
Try our Photo Archive or our Stories Archive for all the information that's appeared on ColumbiaMagazine.com.
Contact us: Columbia Magazine and columbiamagazine.com are published by D'Zine, Ltd., PO Box 906, Columbia, KY 42728.