Great American Main Street

Water Trough Corner (Franklin City Hall)
Located in Historic Downtown Franklin

On this corner there was once a public watering trough and livery stable where the current city hall stands. When

Old Williamson County Courthouse – Public Square
Located in Historic Downtown Franklin

Court was first held in a tavern, then in a little log building in the middle of the square. By

Williamson County Bank (Mellow Mushroom)
Located in Historic Downtown Franklin

Mellow Mushroom is located in the former Williamson County Bank building, founded 1889. It remained a bank until 2005. With

4th And Main
Located in Historic Downtown Franklin

As you walk along Main Street, stop and take a look at the roofline. Metal stars are visible from here

Franklin Theatre
Located in Historic Downtown Franklin

The Franklin Theatre opened in 1937 as the first air-conditioned building in town with a seating capacity of 600 downstairs

Livery Stable (Bink’s Outfitters)
Located in Historic Downtown Franklin

Originally a livery stable, the large open arched entrance allowed horses and buggies to enter and leave the building. Later

Historic Franklin Presbyterian Church
Located in Historic Downtown Franklin

Gideon Blackburn organized the First Presbyterian Church in Franklin in 1811 and built the first church on a lot north

Historic Franklin Post Office (First Bank)
Located in Historic Downtown Franklin

The United States Post Office at Five Points was built in 1924. In 1991, it was recognized by the National

Williamson County Veterans’ Park And Cannon (Located On The Grounds Of Williamson County Archives)
Located in Historic Downtown Franklin

The Veterans’ Park honors Williamson County servicemen who served in American wars from the Revolutionary War to the Gulf War.

Louise G. Lynch Archives And Museum
Located in Historic Downtown Franklin

Williamson County Archives collects, preserves, and provides access to county records with enduring administrative and historical value. Dating back to