History

Robert Hicks is the author of the New York Times Bestseller The Widow of the South and resides in Franklin, TN
Just over a year ago, Visit Franklin Films released a new series called Made to be Makers . In it, several local artisans, chefs, and story-tellers were featured inviting all of us to dig a little...
Carnton is one of many historic destinations in Franklin, Tennessee.
You've probably heard that you can find history around every corner here in Franklin, Tennessee. Don't believe us? Then ask some of our fans! Here are 24 photos of 10 different locations that will...
BOFT Illumination
There's a crispness in the air here in Franklin, and sweater and boot season is officially upon us! November is right around the corner, and once you come off of the Halloween candy-high, it will be...
August is upon us, and for some, it is a bittersweet time because it means the carefree days of summer are quickly counting down and that school bell is about to ring. Of course, that also means a...
Vintage Baseball in Franklin, TN
Summertime, for me at least, means taking in copious amounts of America's pastime. Major League Baseball has its unquestioned draws, especially if you are a Chicago Cubs fan and get to watch Franklin...
The very first Martin's BBQ is located in Nolensville, TN.
It's no secret that there's something magic about your first visit to Franklin, Tennessee. Folks visit us from all corners of the world and fall in love with our Great American Main Street, great...
Franklin and Williamson County, Tennessee have some of the best restored, rehabilitated, and preserved properties in the United States. But, this didn’t happen by accident! It’s taken many dedicated...
Carnton in Franklin, TN is a great place to see spring and summer blooms!
"It's just so green here!" I hear this so often from visitors to Franklin that it makes me realize how much I take for granted the scenery here. Being a native of Middle Tennessee and seeing these...
Literally every single day of the week it seems someone new experiences Franklin, Tennessee for the first time and falls in love with our quaint, historic Main Street then proceeds to tell the whole...
The Visit Franklin Team has been in an intense stepping challenge this year, and when I say intense, I mean INTENSE. We're talking marching 5,000 steps before getting into bed only to find out you...
If you're anything like me, one of the first questions you ask when you visit a new city is "where do the locals hang out?" Lucky for you, the Visit Franklin team is full of #FranklinTN natives, as...
It's fun when asked how I met my wife and I get to tell the whole story all over again. We were both so young back then, but I knew from the first moment I met her that she'd be my wife. I can't...