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

Built 1893

 
 
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 1, 2021
1. Built 1893 Marker
Inscription.  While the Union army occupied Winchester in 1863, H. A. Huntington's Union Army Officers' Emporium was on this site. Among the occupants of this building, constructed by G. G. Phillips, have been professionals with offices upstairs and business owners with shops downstairs. Lem McDowell's grocery had the first telephone in Winchester here with phone no. 1.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceWar, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1893.
 
Location. 35° 11.15′ N, 86° 6.71′ W. Marker is in Winchester, Tennessee, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of 1st Avenue SE and South Jefferson Street, on the right when traveling east on 1st Avenue SE. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 1st Avenue SE, 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 1899 (a few steps from this marker); Built 1963 (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Built 1899 (a few steps from this marker); Built 1890s (within shouting distance of this marker); Built 1885
Built 1893 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 1, 2021
2. Built 1893 Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Did You Know? / Franklin County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of Our Franklin County War Dead (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Built 1885 (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 33 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 4, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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