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Maury-Darby Building

 
 
Maury-Darby Building Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, June 20, 2019
1. Maury-Darby Building Marker
Inscription.  This oldest building on the square was built 1815-1817 by Thomas T. Maury, cousin of Matthew Fontaine Maury, “Pathfinder of the Seas,” and nephew of Abram Maury, Franklin’s founder. It has housed Franklin’s first bank, “Doctors’ Shops,” other businesses, and law offices.
 
Erected 1991 by Williamson County Historical Society.
 
Location. 35° 55.525′ N, 86° 52.164′ W. Marker is in Franklin, Tennessee, in Williamson County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street (Business U.S. 31) and 3rd Avenue North, on the left when traveling north on West Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 304 Public Square, Franklin TN 37064, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Franklin Downtown Historic District (a few steps from this marker); Nashville-Franklin Interurban (within shouting distance of this marker); 320 Main Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Our Confederate Soldiers (within shouting distance of this marker); U.S. Model 1841 6-Pounder Field Guns/Franklin Public Square During The Battle
Maury-Darby Building, 304 Public Way image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, June 20, 2019
2. Maury-Darby Building, 304 Public Way
(within shouting distance of this marker); Franklin’s Civil War Sites (within shouting distance of this marker); Fifth Third Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); Courthouse (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Franklin.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on November 11, 2019. This page originally submitted on November 2, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 58 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 2, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.
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