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

Built 1899

 
 
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 1, 2021
1. Built 1899 Marker
Inscription.  This building was erected by Mrs. Mattie Fuller and her son, Ollar. Once, during the forty-nine years Knox Clothing Store was here, burglars “exchanged” two pairs of stolen shoes taken weeks earlier for other pairs one-half size larger. In 1955, Hammer's Department Store's first Winchester location opened in this building.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceWomen. A significant historical year for this entry is 1899.
 
Location. 35° 11.154′ N, 86° 6.699′ W. Marker is in Winchester, Tennessee, in Franklin County. Marker is on 1st Avenue SE east of South Jefferson Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 106 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 1890s (a few steps from this marker); Did You Know? / Franklin County Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Built 1890s (a few steps from this marker); Built 1893 (a few steps from this marker); Colonel James Lewis (a few steps from this marker);
Built 1899 Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 1, 2021
2. Built 1899 Marker
Marker is above mailbox on left side of the red building.
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Built 1880s (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of Our Franklin County War Dead (within shouting distance of this marker); Built 1963 (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 32 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 4, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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May. 11, 2021