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

Built 1885

 
 
Built 1885 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 1, 2021
1. Built 1885 Marker
Inscription.  An early tin shop on this site in the 1820s became the first location of Vaughn Hardware in 1856. After an 1884 fire destroyed the older structure, this building was constructed by R. C. Handly. From 1923 to 1993, pharmacies operated here, including Rowell's and Crouch's.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1885.
 
Location. 35° 11.157′ N, 86° 6.731′ W. Marker is in Winchester, Tennessee, in Franklin County. Marker is on South Jefferson Street north of 1st Avenue SW, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 34 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 1885 (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Built 1885 (a few steps from this marker); Built 1899 (a few steps from this marker); Built 1889 (a few steps from this marker); Did You Know? (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Built 1889 (a few steps from
Built 1885 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 1, 2021
2. Built 1885 Marker
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this marker); In Memory of Our Franklin County War Dead (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named 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 26 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 4, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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