Cragfont, located in Gallatin, Sumner County, Tennessee, was the home of James Winchester. Construction was started in 1798 and completed in 1802 by artisans from his home state of Maryland. It is listed with the National Register of Historic Places and is open to the public.
Winchester served as a Brigadier General
in the War of 1812
. He is also credited with founding the city of Memphis, Tennessee
along with Andrew Jackson
and Judge John Overton. Winchester is buried in the family plot behind the house.
- Historic Cragfont. 21 September 2007.
- Sumner County Fact Book 2007-2008. The News Examiner & The Hendersonville Star News. 2007.