The best stories have always been told by those who live them. Get to know those behind Franklin and Williamson County’s beloved makers of culture and community. They’re Made to be Makers.
Listen closely because you’ll hear the true heartbeat behind what’s making Fairview’s newest hot spot a community favorite. First District is much more than a coffee shop or venue, it’s a place of belonging for those looking to connect. But admittedly, the treats are pretty spectacular as well.
Sitting down with Jeremy over a cup of coffee and you’d never know he was once named the most influential photographer on the internet. His soft spoken demeanor combined with a ferocious appetite to change the world empowers every single creative ambition. His latest project, The Purpose Hotel, is already changing the way we think about sustainability and travel.
Made to be Makers | Maker No. 0007 | Robert Hicks, New York Times Best-Selling Author
Thousands of visitors come from all over the world to experience Franklin, Tennessee's historic preservation efforts for themselves. They come to learn more about the Battle of Franklin, tour the hallowed grounds of Carnton, Carter House and Lotz House, and give honor to those who gave all in some of the darkest hours of our shared history. New York Times Best-Selling Author Robert Hicks captivates audiences in retelling this history in his novel, Widow of the South. Robert recalls what drew him to the small town of Franklin and the inspiration behind the novel that is treasured by many.