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

James Winchester

(1752 - 1826)

 
 
James Winchester Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lee Hattabaugh, June 5, 2010
1. James Winchester Marker
Inscription.  
Soldier of the American Revolution
Speaker of the First Tennessee Legislature
Brigadier General, War of 1812
The town of Winchester was created as the seat of justice for Franklin County, November 22, 1809, by Act of the Tennessee Legislature

Marker erected by General James Winchester Chapter, DAR
November 22, 1996
 
Erected 1996 by General James Winchester Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWar of 1812War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical date for this entry is November 22, 1862.
 
Location. 35° 11.178′ N, 86° 6.723′ W. Marker is in Winchester, Tennessee, in Franklin County. Marker is on South Jefferson Street near Dinah Shore Boulevard (Tennessee Highway 16), on the left when traveling south. Marker is located near the west entrance of the Franklin County courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Winchester TN 37398, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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are within walking distance of this marker. Secession (a few steps from this marker); In Memory of Our Franklin County War Dead (a few steps from this marker); Did You Know? (within shouting distance of this marker); Built 1889 (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Built 1889 (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Built 1889 (within shouting distance of this marker); Built 1885 (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Built 1889 (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winchester.
 
James Winchester Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lee Hattabaugh, June 5, 2010
2. James Winchester Marker
James Winchester Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Lee Hattabaugh, June 5, 2010
3. James Winchester Marker
General James Winchester image. Click for full size.
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4. General James Winchester
This portrait of General James Winchester appeared in The War of 1812 by John Richardson and Alexander Clark Casselman 1902.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 15, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 7, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama. This page has been viewed 1,415 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 7, 2010, by Lee Hattabaugh of Capshaw, Alabama.   4. submitted on April 20, 2018, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.

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