Historic Markers Across Tennessee



The Blind Knight



Marker ID: THC 2E 9
Location: on U.S. 64, Winchester, TN
County: Franklin
Coordinates: N 35° 10.054    W 086° 6.38
  35.16756666    -86.10633333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

4-½ mi. S.E., near Liberty, Francis Joseph Campbell lived as a boy. Blinded in 1836, when 4 years old, he was educated in the first class of the State School for the Blind, later in Boston and Europe. Settling in England, his success in educating the blin