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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.
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