The Heritage Foundation of Franklin and Williamson County seeks nominations of outstanding historic preservation projects, including rehabilitation of historic residential and commercial structures and new construction that complements the historic character of the community. Award-winners will be recognized at the Foundation’s 44th Annual Meeting Monday, June 13 to be held at the Franklin Theatre at […]
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Franklin Transit Authority is providing $1 rides to the Main Street Festival this weekend from two convenient park-and-ride locations at Liberty Elementary and Franklin High School. Shuttle service coincides with the hours of the free festival, which are 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday (with arts/crafts booths closing at 7 p.m.) and noon to 6 […]
Feature your store in the new FranklinIs.com Shopping Guide! List your contact information, hours of operation, description and links to your website. Also advertise with your logo and an image of your store. Your Store 223 4th Avenue North email@example.com Franklin, TN 37064 www.YourStore.com (615) 794-2543 Hours of operation: Monday-Friday, 11am-8pm, Saturday 6am-10pm, Closed Sunday […]
In the tradition of Civil War cavalry training, 25 men of the Seventh Tennessee Cavalry, Co. D will participate in a camp of instruction at Carnton March 21- 22. The camp of instruction prepares the men and their horses for large-scale reenactments such as the Battle of Shiloh that the group will participate on the […]
Enjoy Carnton the way the McGavocks saw it, in the soft glow of candlelight. Carnton will offer guided candlelight tours of the historic home every Thursday at 6 p.m. Tickets are $15.00 per person and reservations are required. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your spot!
Franklin, TN has some great shopping with something for everyone in Historic Downtown Franklin. Don’t stop there…Be sure to hit all the antique shops and the Factory at Franklin where you can find fashion, children’s apparel and fine art. Of course there are boutiques scattered all around and our big mall the CoolSprings Galleria just […]
In honor of Black History Month, Carnton Plantation and The McLemore House will offer tours to educate visitors about the role of African-Americans in Williamson County during the Civil War and the Reconstruction period. Eric Jacobson, Carnton historian and noted Civil War speaker and Tom Murdic from the McLemore House will lead the hour-long tours […]
2008 brought more visitors than ever to Carnton. Every state and many foreign countries, including France, England, Ireland, Canada, Lithuania, Czech Republic, Scotland, Israel, South Africa, Australia, Germany and New Zealand were represented among Carnton’s visitors. Two exhibits, one displaying the kepi and pistol belonging to General Patrick Cleburne and the other entitled “An Uncommon […]
For the first time since the Civil War Battle of Franklin, 143 years ago, Historic Carnton Plantation will house the pistol and kepi, or cap, once belonging to Maj. Gen. Patrick Ronayne Cleburne. Both items will be on display at the historic landmark from June 15 – 21, 2008. Noted Carnton Military Historian and author, […]