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

Built 1903

 
 
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 1, 2021
1. Built 1903 Marker
Inscription.  Miller Bros., and then Carmack Dry Goods Co., occupied the center and right side of this building until 1930. Since then, businesses in the right side have been Moore & Steed Funeral Home, Coggins Western Auto, and Lay's Variety Store. The middle section housed Scarborough's, and then Siler's Brownbilt shoe store, with its novel foot x-ray machine. Ladies patronized Lois Faris' hat shop here from 1953 to 1964.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1903.
 
Location. 35° 11.158′ N, 86° 6.788′ W. Marker is in Winchester, Tennessee, in Franklin County. Marker is on 1st Avenue NW east of North High Street (Tennessee Route 50), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 148 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. A different marker also named Built 1903 (here, next to this marker); Built 1906 (a few steps from this marker); Built 1911 (a few steps from this marker); Winchester's Civil War Sites (within shouting distance of this marker); Built 1904
Built 1903 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 1, 2021
2. Built 1903 Marker
Marker is behind the open door in the middle.
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Built 1900 (within shouting distance of this marker); Built 1920s (within shouting distance of this marker); Built 1902 (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 33 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 3, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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