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

Built 1891

 
 
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 1, 2021
1. Built 1891 Marker
Inscription.  In 1890, Dr. T. C. Murrell purchased this lot, where he built a new office. An extremely popular physician, many baby boys he delivered were named after him. In 1917, brothers W. C. and I. L. Knox purchased the building for use as a produce company. O. M. Prince and his father, Claude A. Prince, opened Blue Front Drug Store here in 1950 and sold it to pharmacist Joe E. Herd in 1964.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1891.
 
Location. 35° 11.166′ N, 86° 6.758′ W. Marker is in Winchester, Tennessee, in Franklin County. Marker is on 1st Avenue NW west of South Jefferson Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 107 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 1898 (here, next to this marker); Built 1900 (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Built 1900 (a few steps from this marker); Built 1902 (a few steps from this marker); Built 1934 (a few steps from this marker); Built 1904
Built 1891 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 1, 2021
2. Built 1891 Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Built 1911 (within shouting distance of this marker); Built 1889 (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 23 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 4, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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May. 18, 2021