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

Built 1934

 
 
Built 1934 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 1, 2021
1. Built 1934 Marker
Inscription.  In the 1880s, Shoemaker Reinhold Kleinwachter was on this site. In 1902, lawyer George E. Banks, Sr., whose office was here, fatally shot newspaper editor Sherman B. Robinson on the sidewalk because of a political disagreement. Abe sanders operated Shore Department Store here from 1934 to 1949, when Russell's Department Store moved in, eventually expanding to include the two adjoining rooms in the sandstone building until closing in 1987.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1934.
 
Location. 35° 11.178′ N, 86° 6.759′ W. Marker is in Winchester, Tennessee, in Franklin County. Marker is on 1st Avenue NW west of North Jefferson Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 106 1st Avenue NW, 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 1900 (a few steps from this marker); Built 1902 (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Built 1902 (a few steps from this marker); Built 1889 (a few steps from this marker); Built 1891
Built 1934 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 1, 2021
2. Built 1934 Marker
Marker (obscured by tree) is on the right edge of building.
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(a few steps from this marker); Built 1898 (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Built 1889 (within shouting distance of this marker); Built 1904 (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 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 3, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 36 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 3, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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