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

Built 1880s

 
 
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By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 1, 2021
1. Built 1880s Marker
Inscription.  On this lot, Ralph Crabb built some of the city's earliest buildings, where he operated a hotel and tavern from 1811 to 1831. In 1863, during Union army occupation of Winchester, F. A. Loughmiller, owner of the building, traveled to Charleston with $20,000 to purchase necessities for the citizens of Franklin County. Between 1881 and 1920, T. J. Jackson and his family ran a popular dry goods and shoe store here.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 35° 11.166′ N, 86° 6.688′ W. Marker is in Winchester, Tennessee, in Franklin County. Marker is on 1st Avenue SE west of South College Street (Alternate U.S. 41), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 112 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); a different marker also named Built 1880s (a few steps from this marker); Did You Know? / Franklin County Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); Colonel James Lewis
Built 1880s Marker image. Click for full size.
By Duane and Tracy Marsteller, May 1, 2021
2. Built 1880s Marker
Marker is at left edge of the center building.
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(a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Built 1890s (a few steps from this marker); Built 1899 (within shouting distance of this marker); Built 1959 (within shouting distance of this marker); 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 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 5, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 30 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 5, 2021, by Duane Marsteller of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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