Historic Markers Across Tennessee

Albert Smith Marks ~ 1836-1891

Marker ID: THC 2E 62
Location: U.S. 64, Franklin County, approach to Winchester, TN
County: Franklin
Waymark: None


A native of Kentucky, Albert Marks moved to Winchester at the age of 19. The Confederate veteran was elected Chancellor of the Fourth Division in 1870. Elected Governor in 1878, he achieved fame for prosecuting the railroad debt scandal. He served as Pres