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

Captain Samuel Handly

 
 
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By Tom Gillard, January 3, 2010
1. Captian Samuel Handly Marker
Inscription. Capt. Samuel Handly fought in the Indian Wars of the 1770's and in the Battle of King's Mountain in 1780. Indians captured him in a battle at Crab Orchard and released him after negotiations with Gov. William Blount. Handly was a member of Tennessee Constitutional Convention of 1796, and was a member of the state legislature representing Franklin Co. He is buried three tenths of a mile west of here.
 
Erected by Tennessee Historical Commission. (Marker Number 2E 77.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Tennessee Historical Commission marker series.
 
Location. 35° 8.369′ N, 86° 10.4′ W. Marker is in Winchester, Tennessee, in Franklin County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 64 and Kasserman Road, on the right when traveling west on U.S. 64. 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 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First United Church, U.C.C (approx. 1.1 miles away); John Ruch (approx. 2.2 miles away); "Kentuck" (approx. 3.9 miles away); Polly Finlay Crockett (approx. 4.3 miles away); The Blind Knight
Captain Samuel Handly Grave image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, January 3, 2010
2. Captain Samuel Handly Grave
(approx. 4.3 miles away); Built 1914 (approx. 4.7 miles away); Winchester's Civil War Sites (approx. 4.7 miles away); In Memory of Our Franklin County War Dead (approx. 4.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winchester.
 
Also see . . .  Samuel Handly. (Submitted on January 3, 2010, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee.)
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Captain Samuel Handly Grave image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, January 3, 2010
3. Captain Samuel Handly Grave
Woods Cemetery Coor: N35 08.556 W86 10.698
Captian Samuel Handly Marker image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, January 3, 2010
4. Captian Samuel Handly Marker
Captain Samuel Handly Grave image. Click for full size.
By Tom Gillard, January 3, 2010
5. Captain Samuel Handly Grave
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 3, 2010, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 909 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on January 3, 2010, by Tom Gillard of Tullahoma, Tennessee. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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