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

Built 1935

 
 
Built 1935 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 1, 2021
1. Built 1935 Marker
Inscription.  Benjamin S. Decherd ran a general store on this site from the 1820s until he moved to Texas in 1853. Collins Hardware, here in 1899, was followed by Vaughan Hardware from about 1909 until 1958. Kuhn's 5 and 10 cent store expanded into this building in 1958 and featured a new luncheonette/fountain service with twenty-two stools and a stand-up bar, which was a popular spot for merchants and shoppers until the store closed in 1979.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1935.
 
Location. 35° 11.195′ N, 86° 6.734′ W. Marker is in Winchester, Tennessee, in Franklin County. Marker is on 1st Avenue NE east of North Jefferson Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 105 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. Built 1926 (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Built 1935 (a few steps from this marker); Built 1870s (a few steps from this marker); Secession (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Built 1870s
Built 1935 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 1, 2021
2. Built 1935 Marker
Marker is on the left side of the building (visible between the two pickup trucks).
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(a few steps from this marker); Built 1950 (within shouting distance of this marker); Built 1902 (within shouting distance of this marker); James Winchester (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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