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

Built 1911

 
 
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 1, 2021
1. Built 1911 Marker
Inscription.  From 1845 to the 1860s, Ezra Crane operated a silver-plating establishment on this site. A vacant lot was here when Collins Hardware Co. constructed this building for a Ford dealership and seed company. In 1930, Roy Grant expanded his business next door to include this building. Jewelry stores and T. C. Simmons Insurance were here between 1949 and the 1970s. The city purchased the building for City Hall Annex in 1993.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1911.
 
Location. 35° 11.156′ N, 86° 6.773′ W. Marker is in Winchester, Tennessee, in Franklin County. Marker is on 1st Avenue NW east of South High Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 135 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 1906 (a few steps from this marker); Built 1904 (a few steps from this marker); Built 1898 (a few steps from this marker); Built 1903 (a few steps from this marker); Built 1902
Built 1911 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 1, 2021
2. Built 1911 Marker
Marker is by the door on the far right.
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Built 1891 (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Built 1903 (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 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 4, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 26 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 4, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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