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

Secession

 
 
Secession Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, November 18, 2009
1. Secession Marker
Inscription. In this locality, on Feb. 24, 1861, occurred the mass meeting as result of which Franklin County seceded from the State of Tennessee, at the same time petitioning the then Confederate State of Alabama to annex it. The secession of Tennessee June 24, 1861, rendered further action needless.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2E 27.)
 
Location. 35° 11.186′ N, 86° 6.727′ W. Marker is in Winchester, Tennessee, in Franklin County. Marker is on Tennessee Street (Tennessee Route 16), on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Winchester TN 37398, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. James Winchester (a few steps from this marker); In Memory of Our Franklin County War Dead (within shouting distance of this marker); Colonel James Lewis (within shouting distance of this marker); Winchester's Civil War Sites (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Built 1914 (about 400 feet away); Mary Sharp College (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Mary Sharp College (approx. 0.2 miles away); Tullahoma Campaign (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winchester.
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
Franklin County Court House image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, November 18, 2009
2. Franklin County Court House
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 18, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 1,063 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 18, 2009, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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