Historic Markers Across Tennessee



Cragfont



Marker ID: THC 3B 7
Location: on Hartsville Pike west of Harsh Lane, Castalian Springs, TN
County: Sumner
Coordinates: N 36° 23.85    W 086° 20.5
  36.3975    -86.34166666
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: None
 



Text:

0.7 mile north, the home of James Winchester, built by artisans from his home state of Maryland and completed in 1802. He was a War of 1812 brigadier general, and in association with General Andrew Jackson and Judge John Overton was one of Memphis's founders. He is buried in the family plot behind the house.