Historic Downtown Franklin

There’s a reason the heart of this storybook town has been designated a Great American Main Street and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Located 17 miles south of Nashville, Franklin is a Tennessee town that preserves its southernly heritage, yet radiates a sophistication that's inspiring and inviting while brimming with history, music, shopping, and Southern hospitality.

Jul
11
Sunday Supper Presented by Franklin Food & Wine
Located in Historic Downtown Franklin

Join us for Sunday Supper presented by Franklin Food & Wine, live and in person at 1799 Kitchen & Cocktails

Jul
25
Sunday Supper Presented by Franklin Food & Wine
Located in Historic Downtown Franklin

Join us for Sunday Supper presented by Franklin Food & Wine, live and in person at 1799 Kitchen & Cocktails

Dec
11
Live Nativity at Historic First Presbyterian Church
Located in Historic Downtown Franklin

Join Historic First Presbyterian Church as they host a live nativity in front of the sanctuary on Main Street and

Vinnie Louise
Located in Historic Downtown Franklin

Shop trendy, affordable women’s apparel and accessories at Vinnie Louise!

Savory Spice
Located in Historic Downtown Franklin

Find an amazing selection of spices, mixes, extracts, and more at Savory Spice!

Fuller Story Marker: U.S. Colored Troops (USCT)
Located in Historic Downtown Franklin

The marker in front of the historic courthouse facing the square discusses the U.S. Colored Troops’ role in the Civil

Fuller Story Marker: The Franklin Riot of 1867
Located in Historic Downtown Franklin

On this marker facing the historic courthouse, the unrest and armed clashes among political groups, and white and black populations

Fuller Story Marker: Reconstruction
Located in Historic Downtown Franklin

This marker, located nearest the intersection of the roundabout and 2nd Avenue, details the time of reconstruction following the Civil

Fuller Story Marker: Franklin’s Town Square
Located in Historic Downtown Franklin

This marker indicates the location of a two-story brick courthouse that was constructed in 1809 and the role that the

Fuller Story Marker: The Battle of Franklin
Located in Historic Downtown Franklin

The Battle of Franklin is summarized in this marker directly in front of the statue at the center of the