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

Built 1889

 
 
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 1, 2021
1. Built 1889 Marker
Inscription.  In the 1850s, Reverend James Campbell's grocery was here. His son, Joseph Campbell, the “Blind Knight,” was knighted by King Edward VII for his teaching service to the blind in Great Britain. O. H. Hubbard's photograph gallery was upstairs. After T. A. Embrey erected this building, this section housed a saloon and various retail stores. Between 1948 and 1976, Western Auto Store was a familiar presence here with Hinkle's Poolroom upstairs.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1889.
 
Location. 35° 11.168′ N, 86° 6.739′ W. Marker is in Winchester, Tennessee, in Franklin County. Marker is on South Jefferson Street south of 1st Avenue NW, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8 South Jefferson Street, 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 1889 (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Built 1889 (a few steps from this marker); Did You Know? (a few steps from this marker); Built 1885 (a few
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 1, 2021
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steps from this marker); a different marker also named Built 1889 (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Built 1885 (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Built 1885 (within shouting distance of this marker); Built 1891 (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 28 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 4, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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