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

Built 1889

 
 
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 1, 2021
1. Built 1889 Marker
Inscription.  One of the city's earliest saloons operated from a log cabin on this lot. This brick building was erected by Smith Morgan Alexander for the First Home Bank, which occupied the corner section until 1902. The office of V. R. Williams, one of the earliest local insurance firms, was here for forty years. John T. Hall's photography studio, here for thirty-eight years, was followed by real estate firms.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1889.
 
Location. 35° 11.184′ N, 86° 6.679′ W. Marker is in Winchester, Tennessee, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of South College Street (Alternate U.S. 41) and 1st Avenue SE, on the right when traveling north on South College Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 23 South College Street, Winchester TN 37398, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Built 1889 (a few steps from this marker); Built 1959 (a few steps from this marker); Built 1890 (a few steps from this marker); Did You Know? (within shouting distance of
Built 1889 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 1, 2021
2. Built 1889 Marker
Marker is left of the entrance on the right.
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this marker); Built 1880s (within shouting distance of this marker); Built 1896 (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Built 1880s (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonel James Lewis (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winchester.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 2, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 27 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 2, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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