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

Built 1890s

 
 
Built 1890s Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 1, 2021
1. Built 1890s Marker
Inscription.  Mrs. Emma Brazelton's millinery shop was here in the 1890s. Winchester's movie theaters, the Dixie and the Rivoli, followed from about 1911 to 1952. Admission was 10 cents and 20 cents. Mabra Coleman, one of three blind brothers, provided organ music for silent movies. The first talking movie was shown in 1930.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EntertainmentIndustry & CommerceWomen. A significant historical year for this entry is 1911.
 
Location. 35° 11.16′ N, 86° 6.691′ W. Marker is in Winchester, Tennessee, in Franklin County. Marker is on 1st Avenue SE west of College Street (Alternate U.S. 41), 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 1880s (a few steps from this marker); Built 1899 (a few steps from this marker); Colonel James Lewis
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(a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Built 1880s (a few steps from this marker); Built 1893 (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.
 
Built 1890s Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 1, 2021
2. Built 1890s Marker
Marker is on left side of the center building.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 5, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 82 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 5, 2021, by Duane and Tracy Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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