Historic Markers Across Tennessee



James Winchester (1752 - 1826)



Marker ID: DAR 
Location: on South Jefferson Street near Dinah Shore Boulevard (Tennessee Highway 16), Winchester, TN
County: Franklin
Coordinates: N 35° 11.178    W 086° 6.723
  35.1863    -86.11205
Style: Mounted **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

Soldier of the American Revolution
Speaker of the First Tennessee Legislature
Brigadier General, War of 1812
The town of Winchester was created as the seat of justice for Franklin County, November 22, 1809, by Act of the Tennessee Legislature

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