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

Built 1912

 
 
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 1, 2021
1. Built 1912 Marker
Inscription.  The first house on the square, built here by the Russey family about 1810, was followed in 1830 by the Ballard House, the first of several hotels and taverns. In 1857, a reception was held at the hotel for local attorney W. E. Venable, US minister to Guatemala. The present building, constructed by the Presbyterian Church USA, was bought in 1945 for use by city hall and Franklin County Library and sold in 1954 to Winchester Masonic Lodge No. 158.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionFraternal or Sororal Organizations. A significant historical year for this entry is 1912.
 
Location. 35° 11.219′ N, 86° 6.703′ W. Marker is in Winchester, Tennessee, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of North College Street and Dinah Shore Boulevard (Alternate U.S. 41), on the right when traveling north on North College Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Built 1916 (within shouting distance of this marker); Built 1950 (within shouting distance of this marker); Built 1896 (within shouting distance of this marker);
Built 1912 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 1, 2021
2. Built 1912 Marker
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Built 1870s (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Built 1870s (within shouting distance of this marker); Did You Know? (within shouting distance of this marker); Built 1890 (within shouting distance of this marker); Built 1926 (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 33 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 2, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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