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

Built 1890s

 
 
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 1, 2021
1. Built 1890s Marker
Inscription.  In 1919, three McDowell brothers established a café here and later an ice cream parlor, which quickly became the “social center of Winchester.” Various cafes followed McDowell's until Southside Poolroom opened and, from the 1950s to 1978, provided a gathering spot for men while the ladies shopped in town.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. A significant historical year for this entry is 1919.
 
Location. 35° 11.158′ N, 86° 6.695′ 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: 110 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. Did You Know? / Franklin County Courthouse (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Built 1890s (here, next to this marker); Built 1899 (a few steps from this marker); Colonel James Lewis (a few steps from this marker); Built 1880s (a few steps from this marker); Built 1893
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 1, 2021
2. Built 1890s Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Built 1880s (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of Our Franklin County War Dead (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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