Marker - Hincheyville
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cgeek
N 35° 55.394 W 086° 52.373
16S E 511467 N 3975441
Quick Description: Historical marker
Location: Tennessee, United States
Date Posted: 4/21/2008 6:03:47 PM
Waymark Code: WM3MT9
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Titansfan
Views: 15

Long Description:
Hincheyville

In early 1819, Alfred Balch, Felix Grundy, James Irwin, Randal McGavock, and James Trimble developed Hincheyville, Franklin's first subdivision. The ninety acres, extending from Fair Street, 25 lots on Main Street, and 8 lots on Bridge Street. The subdivision was named for Hinchea Petway, a wealthy merchant who had owned the land and whose fine brick home, built across Main Street approximately 90 yeards west, had to be razed. Hincheyville was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.
Marker Name: Hincheyville

Marker Location: Roadside

Type of Marker: Other

Marker Number: None

Group(s) Responsible for placing Marker:
Heritage Foundation of Franklin and Williamson County


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