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Maury-Darby Building

 
 
Maury-Darby Building Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ExplorationIndustry & CommerceScience & MedicineWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Tennessee – Williamson County Historical Society series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1991.
 
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); 320 Main Street
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Franklin Town Square (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 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Battle of Franklin (within shouting distance of this marker); March To Freedom (within shouting distance of this marker); The Franklin Riot of 1867 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Franklin.
 
Maury-Darby Building image. Click for full size.
May 2, 2020
2. Maury-Darby Building
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 3, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 2, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 287 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 2, 2019, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.   2. submitted on May 2, 2020. • Devry Becker Jones was the editor who published this page.

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