Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Secession



Marker ID: THC 2E 27
Location: on Tennessee Street (Tennessee Route 16), Winchester, TN
County: Franklin
Coordinates: N 35° 11.186    W 086° 6.727
  35.18643333    -86.11211666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM23N3
 



Text:

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,