Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Peter Turney



Marker ID: THC 2E 10
Location: is on Cowan Highway (U.S. 41), at Bypass Road, Winchester, TN
County: Franklin
Coordinates: N 35° 10.543    W 086° 4.94
  35.17571666    -86.08233333
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

1/8 mi. N.W. are ruins of the antebellum home of Peter Turney (1827-1903). Organizer and commander of the 1st Tennessee Infantry CSA until wounded; member of State Supreme Court, 1878-86; chief justice, 1886-93; governor; 1893-97. The house was burned by