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Winchester in Franklin County, Tennessee — The American South (East South Central)
 

James Winchester

(1752 - 1826)

 
 
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By Lee Hattabaugh, June 5, 2010
1. James Winchester Marker
Inscription.
Soldier of the American Revolution
Speaker of the First Tennessee Legislature
Brigadier General, War of 1812
The town of Winchester was created as the seat of justice for Franklin County, November 22, 1809, by Act of the Tennessee Legislature

Marker erected by General James Winchester Chapter, DAR
November 22, 1996
 
Erected 1996 by General James Winchester Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 35° 11.178′ N, 86° 6.723′ W. Marker is in Winchester, Tennessee, in Franklin County. Marker is on South Jefferson Street near Dinah Shore Boulevard (Tennessee Highway 16), on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is located near the west entrance of the Franklin County courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Winchester TN 37398, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Secession (a few steps from this marker); In Memory of Our Franklin County War Dead (a few steps from this marker); Colonel James Lewis (within shouting distance of this marker);
James Winchester Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, June 5, 2010
2. James Winchester Marker
Winchester's Civil War Sites (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Built 1914 (about 400 feet away); Mary Sharp College (about 800 feet away); a different marker also named Mary Sharp College (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tullahoma Campaign (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Winchester.
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar of 1812War, US Revolutionary
 
James Winchester Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lee Hattabaugh, June 5, 2010
3. James Winchester Marker
 
 
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