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

Built 1900

 
 
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 1, 2021
1. Built 1900 Marker
Inscription.  In 1856, Henry Banks, a popular black barber, advertised warm and cold baths here for 25 cents. This building, constructed by George D. Gipson, was the location of Roy Grant's Auto & Electric Supply Co. in 1921. An elevator was used to lift automobiles to the upper floor for service or storage. Furniture, drug, and retail stores followed, until the city purchased the building for City Hall Annex.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansIndustry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1900.
 
Location. 35° 11.159′ N, 86° 6.767′ 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: 123 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 1911 (a few steps from this marker); Built 1898 (a few steps from this marker); Built 1891 (a few steps from this marker); Built 1904 (a few steps from this marker); Built 1906 (a few steps from this marker);
Built 1900 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 1, 2021
2. Built 1900 Marker
Marker is on the building to the left.
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Built 1902 (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Built 1900 (within shouting distance of this marker); 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 22 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 4, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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