Haunts & Headstones

Visitor Center
Located in Historic Downtown Franklin

The Williamson County Visitor Center is open to serve visitors 360 days a year. The knowledgeable, friendly staff can assist

Fourth Avenue Church Of Christ
Located in Historic Downtown Franklin

The Fourth Avenue Church of Christ, located here, grew out of a meeting conducted in Franklin in 1833. For several

Bennett House (Bagbey House Antiques)
Located in Historic Downtown Franklin

This house was built in the 1870s by Walter James Bennett, who was born at Everbright, an early Franklin landmark

Bridge House (Private Residence)
Located in Historic Downtown Franklin

The original ownership of this house is not known for certain, but Richard Andrews bought the property in 1834 from

Walker-Fisher House (Private Residence)
Located in Historic Downtown Franklin

This is another of the three houses built by Andrew Johnston. Through the years outbuildings have been joined to the

The Kinnard House (Private Residence)
Located in Historic Downtown Franklin

This charming and simple house is one of Franklin’s earliest dwellings, dating back to 1810. It was built by Gideon

Rest Haven Cemetery & The Unknown Soldier
Located in Historic Downtown Franklin

In 1855 John Marshall deeded a lot of seven acres to the town of Franklin for a “new cemetery” which

Old City Cemetery
Located in Historic Downtown Franklin

In Old City Cemetery repose the remains of the town’s earliest settlers. Joel Parrish deeded the land in 1811 to

Walker-Ridley House (Private Residence)
Located in Historic Downtown Franklin

Andrew Johnston, a prosperous early Franklin businessman, built this house as one of three Johnston houses in a row on

Vaughan House (Private Residence)
Located in Historic Downtown Franklin

In 1896, Judge Josiah Carr Eggleston and his wife Julia Plummer Eggleston bought this house, built by Andrew C. Vaughan