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

Built 1870s

 
 
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 1, 2021
1. Built 1870s Marker
Inscription.  The Smile Billiard and Drinking Saloon was on this site in the 1860s. Frank Earle Miller, a black barber, was proprietor of the Solid Comfort Shaving Parlor here from the 1880s to 1898. He also played with Winchester's quite popular Miller Orchestra. Martin's Drug Store, in business in various locations on the square for seventy-five years, was in this building from 1932 to 1971.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansArts, Letters, MusicIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1898.
 
Location. 35° 11.201′ N, 86° 6.727′ W. Marker is in Winchester, Tennessee, in Franklin County. Marker is on 1st Avenue NE west of North College Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 111 1st Avenue NE, 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 1870s (here, next to this marker); Built 1926 (here, next to this marker); Built 1950 (a few steps from this marker); Built 1935 (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also
Built 1870s Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 1, 2021
2. Built 1870s Marker
Marker is on the left side of the building.
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named Built 1935 (within shouting distance of this marker); Secession (within shouting distance of this marker); James Winchester (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Built 1935 (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 34 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 2, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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